Orange Dreams Recipe
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Orange Dreams Recipe

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A fellow teacher shared this recipe with me. We have several great cooks on our teaching staff, and each of us takes turns bringing special treats to the lounge. These moist, chewy cookies with a pleasant orange flavor are a favorite.—Susan Warren, North Manchester, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:27 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 27 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla or white chips

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 181 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (8g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and orange peel. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in vanilla chips.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Orange Dreams in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p33

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2015

"Very Good. I used 1/2 chocolate chips and !/2 white chips. The orange flavor is subtle, but it's there. A very tasty cookie."

Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"I didn't have any oranges so I just used 1/2 tsp orange extract. They are very good cookies!"

Reviewed Jun. 13, 2014

"Added 1/2 tsp. orange extract to this recipe to increase orange flavor based on reading reviews. Very tasty cookie!"

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"This is my family's new favorite cookie. To call it simply devine is an understatement!"

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"I found this recipie a few years ago. Now it is required at christmas as it is my daughters favorite. I have used food coloring to change the color."

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