Chocolate Orange Cookies mimic orange slices dipped in chocolate. Bright, tangy citrusy flavor comes from orange Kool-Aid mix baked into the cookies!
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CHOCOLATE ORANGE COOKIES

Chocolate Orange Cookies mimic orange slices dipped in chocolate. Bright, tangy citrusy flavor comes from orange Kool-Aid mix baked into the cookies!
Servings: 64

Ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup 2 cubes softened butter
  • 1 .15 oz package orange drink mix Kool-Aid
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup orange sugar sprinkles
  • 1 cup chocolate dipping/coating wafers

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl combine powdered sugar, butter, dry drink mix and the egg. Mix until smooth. 
  • Stir in flour, salt and cream of tartar. 
  • divide dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and roll each ball in the orange sugar until coated, pressing into dough if needed. Chill balls for 20 minutes. 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Slice each ball into 8 wedges. Place wedges on lined baking sheet, fitting 24-28 wedges on a sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool cookies completely. 
  • Melt dipping chocolate in a glass bowl for 1 minute in the microwave. Add additional time in 15 second increments until smooth and melted. (Do not overheat!) 
  • Dip half of each cookie in chocolate and cool on parchment paper. Store in an airtight container.