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Prepare time: 45 min
Bake time: 20 min per baking sheet
Passive time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hr 25 min + passive time
Yield: 50 to 60 small cookies

Here is a quick & easy recipe for delicious drop cookies with soft & crumbly texture. Toasted hazelnuts match perfectly with orange flavor.
The small amount of sugar produces a mild sweetness, which allows you to taste the chocolate better.

Ingredients

  • 200 g softened butter
  • 120 g granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 70 ml fresh orange juice
  • zest of an orange
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g toasted, ground hazelnuts
  • 100 g chocolate chips
  • 350 g all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions

1
In the bowl of your mixer put butter & sugar.
Beat until light & fluffy.

2
Add salt, orange zest, vanilla extract and the egg.
Mix for 2 min.

3
Continue adding the orange juice.

4
Sift half of the flour & the baking soda into the mixture.
Beat slowly for 2 min.

5
Mix in the hazelnuts & the chocolate chips.

6
Sift the rest of the flour into the mixture & beat slowly until well combined.

7
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 min.

8
Dip two teaspoons or a small scoop in a bowl with water.
Scoop cookies & drop them on baking sheets covered with baking paper.

9
Bake in a preheated oven, at 180°C / 350°F, for 20 min.

10
Put them on a wire rack and wait for them to cool completely.

11
Enjoy!

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