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Chocolate Chip Orange Cookies

Posted Jan 16 2013 8:50am

Happy Wednesday! We got some snow/rain over here which got me hoping for a snow day! But, no dice!

So here I am telling you about cookies. But they aren’t just any cookie, they sort of have a special ingredient, at least to my brother and I it’s special.

One Christmas years ago my brother and I got these orange shaped chocolate balls.
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You smash them and when you open the wrapper the pieces come out like a real orange. The chocolate is the most creamy chocolate you will ever have with a hint of orange.
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Needless to say we get them in our stocking every year and we both look forward to it.

I had some seriously good self control and realized I hadn’t cracked into it yet so I decided to smash it up and put it into cookie form and send them off the college with my brother.

The verdict was the cookie helped compliment the orange. But seriously if you haven’t tried this chocolate I highly recommend you do. You can find them at Trader Joe’s .

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Chocolate Chip Orange Cookies:
yields: approx 24

Ingredients:
2 cups whole wheat flour (all purpose works too)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup softened butter (I used counrty crock , and a tad less then a cup)
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 chocolate orange smashed and then smashed into smaller pieces.

Directions:
1.) preheat oven to 375 degrees f.
2.) Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl and set aside.
3.) Combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, softened butter and vanilla. Beat until creamy. Add eggs and beat.
4.) Add dry ingredients and mix well. Stir in your chocolate.
5.) Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet.
6.) Bake for about 8-10 minutes

Have you ever had a chocolate orange before?

What is your favorite kind of chocolate?

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