Orange Chocolate Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cream cheese||3 Ounce, softened (1 package)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Orange rind||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate morsels||6 Ounce (1 package)|
Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; beat at low speed of an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
Add vanilla and orange rind; beat well.
Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well.
Stir in chocolate morsels.
Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets; bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely.