Millionaire's Shortbread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2016, America's Test Kitchen TV

Britain’s triple-decker combo of buttery cookie, sweet caramel, and dark chocolate makes a perfect holiday gift. But only if every layer is flawless.

SERVESMakes 40 cookies

TIME1¾ hours, plus 1½ hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Millionaire’s shortbread has a lot going for it: a crunchy shortbread base; a chewy, caramel-like filling; and a shiny, snappy chocolate top. The only thing that could make it better would be foolproof methods for producing all three layers...

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