Sweet and Simple Bakes has chosen white chocolate & orange cookies. The light, orangey and chocolate flavor is so delicious. I cannot help eating them the minute I cooled the cookies of the cooling rack! Thumbs up for the cookies... I am sure to make them again...
White Chocolate & Orange Cookies
Makes 2 dozen
Ingredients115g unsalted butter, softened
200g caster sugar (superfine)
Grated zest of 1 orange (2 to 3 tsp)
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g plain flour
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
¼ baking powder
¼ tsp salt
225g white chocolate chips (milk or dark chocolate)
Preheat the oven to 190oC/170oC fan oven/375oF/Gas mark 5.
Beat the butter and sugar. Add the egg, orange zest and vanilla extract.Sift together the dry ingredients.
Stir the dry ingredients and chocolate chips into the butter mixture and combine.
Roll into balls. Use your fingers to flatten onto a non-stick baking sheet 5cm/2in apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool for five minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.
When cool, store in an airtight container for up to four to five days.