Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies


Orange and chocolate pair well, turning everybody’s favorite cookie into a more sophisticated treat.

Time: 50-60 mins.

2 cups sifted flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 cup shortening

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs

5 Tbs. frozen orange juice concentrate, undiluted

1 Tbs. grated orange rind

6-oz. chocolate chips

Extra shortening for greasing cookies sheets

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.

Cream shortening and sugar in bowl of electric mixer.

Add eggs one at a time and beat well after each addition.

Add dry ingredients alternately with frozen orange juice concentrate, mixing well after each addition.

Stir in chocolate chips and orange rind.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake 10-12 minutes.


Makes about 4 dozen.