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Orange-Dark Chocolate Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These make a fantastic Christmas cookie, or if you're like me and love these chocolate-orange flavors, it's good all year long. If you bring these bad boys to a potluck, prepare to be very popular!"
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45 m servings 161
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 cookies)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Very lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. Beat white sugar, brown sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla extract, and orange juice together using an electric mixer in a mixing bowl until creamy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and orange zest in another bowl. Stir into butter mixture. Fold in chocolate chips lightly. Chill dough in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until light golden brown and still soft, but set in the middle, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 161 calories; 8.4 21.2 1.7 17 126 Full nutrition

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In general this is pretty much the tollhouse recipe plus orange. I did use regular shortening and gluten free all purpose flour.Due to the addition of orange juice, I needed to add more flour, I...