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These slice-and-bake cookies are a good choice to include in a holiday cookie assortment when mailing to someone. They are crisp and firm and should not break if packed properly.
Combine sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Combine melted chocolate and espresso powder in another bowl. Add half of dough to chocolate mixture; beat until well mixed. Add orange zest to plain dough in bowl; beat until well mixed.
Shape each half into 4x5-inch rectangle; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours.
Roll out chocolate dough between two sheets of lightly floured waxed paper to 12x7-inch rectangle. Repeat with orange-flavored dough. Place orange-flavored dough on top of chocolate dough; gently press doughs together. Roll up, jelly-roll fashion, starting with 12-inch side. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Cut rolls with sharp knife into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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