Introduction: Chunky Choc Orange Cookies

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This is a great, easy, quick recipe, also instead of orange chocolate I sometimes just use plain chocolate.
Happy Baking!

Step 1: Preparation...

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For your ingredients you will need:

250g/9oz butter,softened
50g/2oz caster sugar
100g/3.5oz light Muscavado sugar
300g/10oz self-raising flour
2 tbsp milk
175g/6oz orange-flavoured dark chocolate, roughly chopped (optional)
50g/2oz pecan nuts, very roughly chopped (optional)

Step 2: Step 1.

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Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit), GAS 4/ fan oven 160 degrees Celsius (320 degrees Fahrenheit). Line 2 or 3 baking trays with non-stick brown paper. 

Step 3: Step 2.

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In a bowl, beat together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Stir in the Chocolate and nuts (optional).

Step 4: Step 3.

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Divide the mixture into 18 equal portions. Roughly shape each portion into a ball. Put on a the baking sheets well apart to allow for spreading. Lightly flatten, but not completely!, each biscuit with your fingertips.

Step 5: Step 4.

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Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cookies are pale golden around the edges, but still feel soft in the center. Cool for 5 minutes on baking tray, and then transfer on to a wire rack to allow to cool a little more before eating.

Step 6: Nutritional Information...

Per cookie:

261 kcalories
2g Protein
28g Carbohydrate
16g Fat
9g Saturated Fat
1g Fibre
14g Added sugar
0.42g Salt

Thank you and enjoy eating!!

Comments

scoochmaroo (author)2011-12-14

Ooh, those look delicious.

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