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Orange Dreams

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Makes

4-1/2 dozen

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
Orange Dreams Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg and orange zest. 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 until golden brown, 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 91 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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