Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies
Family Tested & Approved
coarse sea salt or kosher salt
dark chocolate chips (i used hershey's)
extra sprinkling of coarse salt for garnish
Combine flour, salt, baking powder, grated orange peel and grated ginger in bowl.
Using a mixer, in a separate bowl, cream together the butter, shortening, all sugars, orange juice, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
One at a time, add eggs to wet mixture, mixing well after each egg.
Fold dry ingredients, and chocolate chips, into wet bowl.
Chill for about 15 minutes. While chilling, preheat your oven to 350*.
Drop onto buttered cookie sheet by the spoonful. Bake 8-10 minutes until light golden brown, and still a little soft in the middle.
Immediately after removing them from the pan, sprinkle just a pinch of coarse salt on the tops of the cookies.