Sugar Crusted Meltaway Cookies
|Serves:||about 3 dozen cookies|
|1 Tbsp||grated orange peel|
|1/4 c||orange juice|
|1/4 c||granulated sugar|
|3/4 c||butter, softened (or margarine)|
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|1 tsp||vanilla extract|
|1 3/4 c||all purpose flour|
|6 oz pkg||semi-sweet chocolate chips|
|1 c||finely chopped nuts|
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|granulated sugar (for rolling cookies)|
This is my favorite holiday/special occasion cookie and it is DELISH! Everyone with whom I've shared these cookies loves them.
My personal variation to this recipe is to add 1 tablespoon of orange liqueur or triple sec to the orange juice. I also use mini-chocolate chips.
This recipe comes from the Pillsbury Bake-off Cookbook (1984), 31st Bake-Off contest.