Orange Butter Gems Recipe

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These delectable butter cookies, with a refreshing orange flavor, is made even more special with a coating of chocolate.
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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Orange Extract
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons shortening
30 mins
10 mins
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the orange extract. Gradually beat in flour and salt until well mixed. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets; flatten with fork.

2. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

3. Melt chocolate and shortening in microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 30 seconds. Add remaining 1 teaspoon extract; stir until chocolate is completely melted.

4. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate mixture. Let stand at room temperature or refrigerate on wax paper-lined tray 15 minutes or until chocolate is set..
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 161 Calories
Fat: 9 Grams
Protein: 2 Grams
Cholesterol: 27 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 18 Grams
Sodium: 78 Milligrams
Fiber: 1 Grams

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