A Note From Guittard Chocolate Company Regarding Covid-19
Make It Sweet: Learn how Guittard is responding to COVID-19 and how you can Pay-It-Forward now and in the future

BIRD NEST COOKIE

Buttery shortbread-ish cookies with a thumb print filled with vanilla milk chips. 

Difficulty:
Yield: 4 dozen 2-inch cookies
Working Time: 50 minutes
This recipe contains: Tree Nuts, Eggs, Gluten, Dairy

Ingredients

1 cup [113g] butter, softened

3/4 cup [80g] powdered sugar

1 egg yolk

2 1/2 cups [532g] unsifted all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons sweet red wine

1 cup [100g] chopped walnuts

2/3 cup [112g] Guittard Choc-Au-Lait Chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Cream butter and sugar in large bowl; add egg yolk and wine. Stir in flour then walnuts until incorporated.

Form well rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and dent center of each with thumb.

Bake 5 minutes; remove from oven. Press 5 white chips into indentation on top of each cookie so it looks like a bird's nest with eggs inside. Bake 5-7 minutes longer or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 3 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.