Sunday, November 1, 2009

Sweet and Simple Bakes: White Chocolate and Orange Cookies

Here is this month's Simple Bake and I must warn you : they are too good ! Andrea told me not to make them again !!! The best part is that they are extremely easy to bake so even if you do not have lots of time you can enjoy them !
Please visite Sweet and Simple Bakes for more cookies !

Makes 2 dozen

115g unsalted butter, softened
200g caster sugar (superfine)
1 egg
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.


Ivy said...

Looks like a simple but very delicious recipe.

Federica Simoni said...

bellissimi...chissà che buoni!

Laura said...

Natalia, mi sembrano perfetti per fare un sandwich di gelato. YUM!

Maria♥ said...

Hi Natalia

Your cookies turned out wonderful.

Thanks for taking part and hope you will join us in our next bake.


Anonymous said...

Perfect cookies.. delicious

Anonymous said...

Did you use milk chocolate? They look good!
Rosie of BooksAndBakes

lilmizlynn said...

Natalia, your cookies look great. Easy and simple yet so yummy!!!! xoxo

Chele said...

LOL - ours aren't going to last long either!

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

Hello Natalia,
lovely cookies here ,oh so love the chocolate in 'em.
cya next time round,same place ,same time.

Joanne said...

So right... they were easy and def. worth making again to enjoy with friends and family for gatherings.

Julie said...

The cookies were simple but oh so delicious!

Anonymous said...

White chocolate and orange...what a great combo!

Choclette said...

These look so yummy and also very interested in your chocolate & chestnut cake.

Bimmer said...

looks very good!

Min said...

Delicious cookies! Looks like yours turned out good too!

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Jennifer said...

These cookies look delicious!!!!!