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Chocolate-Dipped Orange Shortbread Cookies

Rated as 4.96 out of 5 Stars

"Lightly spiced citrus spice cookies dipped in chocolate are perfect for holiday cookie trays - or enjoying on your own!"
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1 h 50 m servings 102
Original recipe yields 36 servings


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  1. Combine flour, sugar, 2 tablespoons orange zest, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Add butter and beat until mixture resembles crumbs and starts to stick together. Work until dough sticks together and forms a smooth ball that is not sticky, adding milk if mixture is too dry. Press into a disk shape and wrap in wax paper. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Lightly flour a clean countertop. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters and place on the prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until bottoms are lightly golden, 18 to 22 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  5. Line the countertop with wax paper. Dip tops of cookies into the melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip back into the bowl. Place cookies on the wax paper and immediately sprinkle tops with remaining 1 tablespoon orange zest. Let dry.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 102 calories; 6.1 10.5 1.2 14 39 Full nutrition

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Can’t get better than this! I will definitely make again

Oh my land!! This!

Soo good!! I will make it again! Thanks.

Mmm soooo good! Thanks a million ! Super soft and delicious.

I love anything with that fall like spice to it! This is probably the best recipe for this kind of cookie yet. Like another commenter said, there are soft and sooo delicious. My husband doesn’t ...

it was good

I’ve never heard my kids say “ mmm” so many times. I liked them just as much, and the recipe wasn’t to complicated. Highly recommended.

I recently joined AllRecipies, and this is the first recipe I tried. And I loved it!