Chocolate Orange Stripers

Mix now, bake later. Refrigerated slice-and-bake cookies are just what busy bakers need.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 78

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
ounce unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled
1/4
cup finely chopped nuts
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/3
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 In medium bowl, beat butter, sugar, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour and salt.
  • 2 Divide dough into 3 parts. Mix melted chocolate and nuts into 1 part dough. Mix orange peel into another part dough. Mix chocolate chips into remaining part dough.
  • 3 Line loaf pan, 9x5x3 inches, with plastic wrap, leaving 1 inch of plastic wrap overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Spread orange peel dough evenly in bottom of pan. Spoon chocolate-nut dough evenly over orange peel dough; carefully spread. Spoon chocolate chip dough evenly over chocolate-nut dough; carefully spread. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375ºF. Remove dough from pan, using plastic wrap to lift. Cut dough lengthwise in half. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Wrap a box in striped gift wrap or with striped ribbon to transport these striped cookies.

Cookie dough can be frozen in an airtight container up to 9 months. Thaw just until soft enough to handle.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.