Dark Chocolate and Orange Butter Cookies
Recipe from Smithfield

The butter makes these cookies melt in your mouth. The dark chocolate and the orange are a perfect combination.



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Servings: 36
Total Time: 9 mins
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Ingredients
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    1/2  cup 
    sugar
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    3/4  cup 
    butter
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    1   
    egg yolk
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    1   teaspoon 
    orange extract
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    1 1/2  cups 
    all purpose flour
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    1/4  cup 
    dark unsweetened cocoa
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    Confectioners sugar for dusting

Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2.
In the bowl of a stand up mixer (or use a hand mixer), combine the sugar, butter, egg yolk, and orange extract. Beat on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add flour and dark cocoa until well incorporated (about 2-3 minutes).
3.
Shape into 1-inch balls and place 1 inch apart on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until set.
4.
Allow to cool. Roll in confectioners sugar.
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