Orange-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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.

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.