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whipped chocolate chip shortbread cookies on a cooling wrack

Whipped Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 dozen


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup confectioners sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ tsp salt (skip this if you use salted butter)


  • Pre-heat oven to 325°. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, whip butter and sugar and on medium-high speed until well mixed and fluffy.
  • Add the salt (if not using salted butter), vanilla and flour. Beat until on medium-low speed for 2 minutes. Remove bowl from stand mixer. Add chocolate chips mix to combine.
  • Roll large tablespoons into balls. Flatten gently with a the back of a spoon. Place cookies on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes- the cookies should not be overly brown. Let cool for 5 minutes then carefully move to a wire rack, cool and serve or store in an airtight container.