Orange White Chocolate Chip Beltane Cookies

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These get crispy when cool. I named them for May 1, the day I invented them. They taste bright and sunny, like the summer season Beltane is supposed to herald.

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups butter, softened

  • 1 ⅓ cups white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 2 tablespoons orange zest

  • ½ cup white chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and orange zest.

  3. In a bowl of mixer, cream butter on medium speed, adding sugar gradually. Add vanilla and egg. Add flour mixture gradually, stopping frequently to push down from sides of bowl. When flour mixture is thoroughly combined, mix in chips.

  4. Drop dough by scant spoonful onto baking sheet, spacing 1 inch apart, flattening slightly with back of spoon. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) 10 to 12 minutes or until beginning to brown. Allow to cool completely on cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

282 Calories
15g Fat
34g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 282
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 246mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.