Chocolate Hint of Orange Cookies

Preheat Oven to: 365 degrees
Makes approximately 2 dozen

Cream together:
1/4 plus 4 tablespoons lb. butter (softened)
1 1/3 cups sugar

1 ex-large egg
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix together until fluffy.

Sift together:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Zest two oranges and squeeze juice of both into a cup. Alternate flour mixture and orange juice/zest in thirds until blended. (do not over mix)

With a ice cream scoop, drop cookie dough onto parchment lined cookie sheet and bake 13 to 14 minutes. Cool on wire rack and enjoy with a cup of tea, coffee or milk.


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