Orange Chocolate Cookies
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Orange Chocolate Cookies

The classic combination of chocolate and orange shines through in this simple and elegant cookie.

72
cookies
50 min
PREP TIME
3 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup orange marmalade  

Glaze

3 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet baking chocolate,  chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons Land O Lakes® Butter

 

 *Substitute raspberry jam. **Substitute 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine 1 cup butter and sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg yolk and orange zest; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half. Shape each half into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 30 minutes until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 1 1/2-inch round cookie cutter. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in each cookie with back of teaspoon; fill each indentation with 1/4 teaspoon orange marmalade.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Place waxed paper onto flat surface; top with cooling rack. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  6. STEP 6

    Melt chocolate in 1-quart heavy saucepan; add butter, whisking constantly, until desired consistency. Drizzle each cookie with glaze; let stand until glaze is firm.

Nutrition

60Calories
3Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
25Sodium (mg)
8Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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