Orange Chocolate Drops

Description

Orange-scented cookies packed with big chocolate chunks. Recipe submitted by Karen Lawrence.

Ingredients

1 stick of unsalted butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 packets True Orange
2 large dark chocolate bars, roughly chopped

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flour, salt, and True Orange, then set aside.
  3. Cream together butter, cream cheese, and sugar, then add egg and vanilla.
  4. Gradually stir in the flour mixture until combined. Do not over-mix.
  5. Stir in chocolate chunks, then drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheets.
  6. Bake 15 minutes until lightly browned around edges.  Makes 4-5 dozen.
Notes

1 cup of milk chocolate or dark chocolate chips can also be used in this recipe.