Orange-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Orange-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Looking for a change from chocolate chip cookies? Orange gumdrops and chocolate chunks flavor a super-size, super-yummy cookie.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

 

About 20 cookies

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
3
tablespoons orange juice
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup semisweet chocolate chunks (6 oz)
1
bag (10.5 oz) orange slice gumdrop candies (21 candies), cut into thirds
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat sugars, butter, shortening, orange peel, orange juice, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until creamy. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in chocolate chunks and orange candies.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto ungreased large cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Makes About 20 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
A trick for making drop cookies the same size and shape: Use a spring-handled cookie or ice-cream scoop. A #16 scoop holds 1/4 cup dough.
Did You Know
Cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking. If it's too firm, let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 29g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.