Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

These tiny little buttery cookies are just scrumptious! They are like mini chocolate chip shortbread cookies. The recipe originally came from Quick Cooking magazine.


  1. Melt butter, stir in vanilla, then let cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour and the powdered sugar.
  3. Stir in the cooled butter mixture along with the mini chocolate chips- this will be quite crumbly.
  4. Shape into 48 tiny balls (about 1-inch each in size).
  5. Set dough balls onto ungreased cookie sheets about 2" apart.
  6. Flatten slightly using either a fork or a heavy glass dipped in a little extra sugar.
  7. Bake in a preheated 375 F oven just until the edges start to brown (cookies will be whitish)- about 12 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire racks.
Most Helpful

Just finished taking these little "gems" out of the oven. Just one word....SCRUMPTIOUS!! The ingredients are few and so very simple to make. What a treat!! Thanks for sharing these. :-)

Merlot September 10, 2002

These are the easiest cookies Ive ever made..and definitely one of the tastiest. Thanks for posting this Heather I'll be making them a lot.

Evie* September 06, 2003

I love these cookies! They are cute as buttons, easy as 1-2-3 and delicious to boot! I made these for Christmas trays and was really impressed with how nice they looked. The only thing I did differently was to leave the dough in balls and flatten slightly right after removing from the oven. Thanks, Heather!

Denise! December 19, 2003