Chocolate-Dipped Orange Supremes

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
YIELD: 96 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • cookies
  • 4
    cups holiday cookie mix
  • 4
    teaspoons milk
  • 2
    teaspoons orange peel, grated
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
  • glaze
  • 6
    ounces semisweet chocolate, cut in pieces
  • 4
    teaspoons shortening

DIRECTIONS

  • Dip measuring cup into mix and level off; allow to come to room temperature.
  • In large bowl, combine all cookie ingredients at low speed until well mixed and dough forms.
  • Divide dough in half;place each half on sheet of waxed paper.
  • Shape each half into a log 1/2 inch diameter.
  • Wrap in waxed paper;refrigerate for 1/2 hour.
  • Remove logs from refrigerator.
  • For oval cookies,mold logs into oval shape.
  • For triangle cookies,mold logs into triangle shape.
  • Rewrap;refrigerate until firm ,about 3 hours.
  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Cut dough into 1/4 inch slices, one inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 6-10 minutes or until edges are golden.
  • Cool completely.
  • In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and shortening, stirring constantly.
  • Set saucepan in hot water to maintain dipping consistency.
  • Dipe ends of cooled cookie into chocolate mixture;allow excess to drip off.
  • Place cookies on waxed paper to set.
  • Store between sheets of waxed paper in a loosely covered container in a cool place.