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California Dreamin' Cookies

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California Dreamin' Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 54
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Candy orange slices and white baking chips create a new cookie begging to be tried.
Updated May 20, 2005

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Drizzle cooled cookies with melted white chocolate for a dressy touch.

Nutrition

115 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
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.
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