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Chocolate Orange Cookies


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Serves About 3 Dozen | Prep Time 30 minutes + cooling | Cook Time 15 minutes per batch

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup finely grated orange peel
1 cup (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips


In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy


Beat in the egg and vanilla


Gradually add the flour and salt


Mix well


Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes


On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness


Cut with a floured 2 inch cookie cutter or shape into 2 inch x 1 inch rectangles


Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets


Combine the orange peel and the remaining sugar


Sprinkle over the cookies


Bake at 350 for 14-16 minutes or until the edges just begin to brown


Remove to wire racks to cool


Melt the chocolate chips


Decorate the cookies


Pairs Well With


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