Chocolate Dipped Orange Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Top Review by GalicioBocharit

good recipe, a lot of work though. I find these a great substitute for Pepperidge Farms Orange Milano cookies. I would suggest used orange juice concentrate instead of the zest, but I haven't actually tried this yet.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Into a large bowl sift together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and pinch of salt
  2. In a bowl with an electric mixer cream together the butter and powdered sugar until the the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the yolk, the zest, vanilla and the orange juice and stir in the flour mixture well.
  4. In a bowl beat the white until it forms soft peaks and fold it gently but thoroughly into the mixture (The batter will have the consistency of soft dough).
  5. Transfer the batter to a pastry bag fitted with a decorative ribbon tip and onto the buttered baking sheet pipe 1 1/2-inch lengths 1-inch apart.
  6. Sprinkle the lengths with the granulated sugar and bake the cookies in the middle of a preheated 350° oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden.
  7. Transfer the cookies to racks and let them cool until they can be handled.
  8. Dip one end of each cookie into the chocolate and let the cookies dry completely on the racks.

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