Chocolate shortbread

Chocolate shortbread

Always, even with the heaviest workload, you can find 5-10 minutes to throw all the necessary ingredients into a bowl and get a plastic shortbread dough. Chocolate shortbread cookies can be served with hot milk, tea, fruit juice.

Cooking time: 60 minutes.

Servings: 6.

Calories: 359.


  • wheat flour - 200 g;
  • oatmeal - 100 g;
  • sour cream 15-20% - 100 g;
  • sugar - 80 g;
  • eggs - 1 piece;
  • vegetable oil - 50 ml;
  • cocoa powder - 3 tbsp;
  • baking powder - 1 tsp.


1. We prepare the necessary ingredients.

ingredients for making chocolate shortbread - photo step 1

2. One egg is enough for this baking, as an excess of eggs will make the shortbread dough more rigid and deprive it of its usual friability.

egg - photo step 2

3. Add sugar. The specified rate will provide cookies with an average degree of sweetness - without frills and cloying. Sweet tooth, you can add another tablespoon.

egg and sugar - photo step 3

4. Pour thick sour cream.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 4

5. Weigh and add oatmeal. It is not necessary to grind additionally. Cereal grains will be visible in the dough and give the cookies a special taste.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 5

6. Pour out the indicated amount of wheat flour.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 6

7. Add 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder. We take cocoa without a slide.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 7

8. Add 50 milliliters of vegetable oil.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 8

9. Add one heaping teaspoon of baking powder.

making chocolate cookie dough - photo step 9

10. Shortbread dough does not like it when it is kneaded for a long time - the quality of baking suffers. The ingredients are quickly mixed, the chocolate ball is placed in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.

chocolate dough - photo step 10

11. The dough is rolled out, the layer thickness is 5-8 millimeters.

rolled out chocolate dough - photo step 11

12. Squeeze out the figures. If there are no molds, you can use a thin coffee cup and make round cookies.

making chocolate shortbread cookies - photo step 12

13. The figures are transferred to parchment for baking, then a sheet of parchment is picked up from both sides and transferred to a baking sheet.

making chocolate shortbread cookies - photo step 13

14. Shortcrust pastry figures will be placed in a hot oven, temperature 180 degrees. After 20 minutes, the finished crumbly cookies are poured onto a plate.

Chocolate shortbread

15. Chocolate shortbread can be stored in a paper bag or box. Cookies do not like dampness, and in a dry place they remain crumbly and crispy for a week.

Chocolate shortbread