Chocolate Dipped Orange Butter Cookies

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

Serves: Makes 4 1/2 dozen or 27 (2 cookie) servings.
30 mins Prep time 12 mins Cook time
30 mins Prep time
12 mins Cook time
  • 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..

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 161Calories: 161Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Sodium: 78mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 9gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g