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Chocolate Orange Cookies

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Ingredients
  Semi-sweet chocolate 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Butter/Margarine 125 Gram, softened (1/2 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Sugar 125 Gram (1/2 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Egg 1
  Grated orange peel 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 200 Gram (1 1/3 Cup)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 100 Gram (Scant 1 Cup)
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

To make cookie dough, coarsely grate chocolate.
Beat butter or margarine, sugar, salt, egg and orange peel in a medium bowl.
Sift in flour and baking powder; add grated chocolate.
Knead ingredients quickly to a workable dough.
Press into a ball and wrap in foil or plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400 °F (205°F).
Grease baking sheets.
On a floured surface, roll out dough 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick.
Cut out 2-inch (5-cm) rounds.
Place on greased baking sheets leaving room for spreading during cooking.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove from baking sheets with a spatula; cool on a rack.
To make frosting, put powdered sugar into a small bowl.
Beat in enough orange juice to give a coating consistency.
Spread frosting over cookies; let set.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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