Chocolate Orange Blossoms

Impress your guests by serving these delicious cookies topped with chocolate candies – perfect for dessert.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 48

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2
cup shortening
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 3/4
cups all purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
Sugar
48
milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped
  • 1 In large bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, cocoa, shortening and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add orange peel, vanilla and egg; blend well. Add flour, baking soda and salt. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Immediately top each cookie with a candy kiss, pressing down firmly so cookie cracks around edges. Remove from cookie sheets.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    75mg
    75%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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