Chocolate Dipped Orange Butter Cookies

By Eat More Chocolate Team    ,   

November 7, 2015

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These delectable butter cookies, with a refreshing orange flavor, is made even more special with a coating of chocolate.

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • 30 mins

    15 mins

    45 mins



Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the orange extract. Gradually beat in flour and salt until well mixed. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets; flatten with fork.

Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Melt chocolate and shortening in microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 30 seconds. Add remaining 1 teaspoon extract; stir until chocolate is completely melted.

Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate mixture. Let stand at room temperature or refrigerate on wax paper-lined tray 15 minutes or until chocolate is set..



1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1 cup confectioners' sugar

1 egg

2 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Orange Extract

2 1/2 cups sifted flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons shortening