California Dreamin' Cookies

California Dreamin' Cookies

Candy orange slices and white baking chips create a new cookie begging to be tried.

Prep Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

About 4 1/2 dozen cookies

1
cup sugar
1
cup white vanilla baking chips, melted and cooled
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup orange juice
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
3 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
About 18 candy orange slices, each cut into thirds
  1. In large bowl, beat sugar, melted baking chips and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Beat in orange juice, vanilla and egg (mixture may appear curdled). Stir in flour, baking powder, orange peel and salt. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until set (cookies will not brown). Immediately press orange slice piece into center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Makes About 4 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Drizzle cooled cookies with melted white chocolate for a dressy touch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 115
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.