Chocolate Orange Stripers

Chocolate Orange Stripers

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

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

3:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

About 6 1/2 dozen cookies

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.
Makes About 6 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Wrap a box in striped gift wrap or with striped ribbon to transport these striped cookies.
Do-Ahead
Cookie dough can be frozen in an airtight container up to 9 months. Thaw just until soft enough to handle.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 30mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.