Chewy Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

  • Yield: <p>3</p> dozen


1 1/4cups butter
2cups sugar
2-- eggs
2teaspoons vanilla
1teaspoon orange extract
2cups flour
3/4cup cocoa
1teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1cup chocolate covered orange jelly sticks, cut in 1/4 inch pieces


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, orange extract and vanilla; blend well. Combine flour, cocoa, soda and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Gently stir in chips and orange stick pieces. Drop by teaspoonsful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes. Do not over bake! Cookie will be soft. They will puff during baking, flatten upon cooling.) Cool on cookie sheet until set, about 1 minute; remove to wire rack to cool.