Orange & Chocolate Spritz Sandwiches

Orange & Chocolate Spritz Sandwiches
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Chocolate and orange pair together to update a classic spritz cookie.
60 min
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
42 sandwich cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup
sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 teaspoon
freshly grated orange zest
2 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon
salt

Filling

1/2 cup
bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 teaspoons
shortening
 
Coarse grain sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine butter and sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg, vanilla and orange zest; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Place dough into cookie press; form desired shapes 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle cookies with coarse grain sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes or until cookies are set. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. Place chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave, stirring every 15 seconds, 45-60 seconds or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon chocolate onto bottom-side of 1 cookie; top with another cookie, bottom-side down. Repeat with remaining cookies. 

Recipe Tips

Using a cookie press template allows the chocolate to show both on the edges and through the open areas of the cookie sandwich.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
10g
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
65mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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