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Orange-Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Orange-Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I developed this recipe after years of searching for a chocolate chip cookie that would stand out from all others. Orange and cinnamon are tasty additions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, orange peel and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chips and walnuts. Cover and chill for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • 2. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a lightly floured 3-in. round cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: About 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 386 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Orange-Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2013

"Although it doesn't make many they are delicious. The orange peel is a good ingredient. The friend for whom I made them is going to be quite pleased."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"Will certainly be including these cookies as gifts for our friends."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2012

"Love this cookie. Its so fresh with the orange and cinnamon."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

"These were delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2009

"Absolutely my favorite cookie to make at Christmastime for the second year in a row!"

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