Chocolate chip and nut shortbread

January 17, 2016 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Chocolate chip and nut shortbread

Chocolate chip and nut shortbread

Serves: 18
Cooking Time: 50 mins


  • 220g butter, chopped
  • 300g cake flour
  • 150g castor sugar
  • 10ml (2 tsp) vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 200g good-quality dark
  • chocolate, chopped
  • 100g walnuts, chopped



Preheat the oven to 160°C.


Put the butter, flour, sugar, vanilla and egg in a food processor and process until the mixture comes together, about 5 minutes.


On a lightly-floured work surface, turn the dough out and add the chocolate and walnuts and knead gently until well combined.


Line a 23 x 30cm baking tray with baking paper and press the chocolate mixture to evenly line the tray. With the back of a spoon smooth over and score the top into long bars. Prick with a fork and bake until the top is lightly golden, about 40 minutes. Slice and serve.

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