RECIPE: Orange Cocoa Sandies

MarlenAugust 1, 2003

Orange Cocoa Sandies

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1-1/4 c confectioner's sugar, divided

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 c finely chopped pecans

1 teaspoon orange extract

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large bowl, beat the butter, flour, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, the cocoa, pecans, and extract for 2 to 3 minutes, or until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until set.

Allow to cool slightly, then dust with the remaining 1/4 cup onfectioner's sugar. Serve, or store in an air-tight container until ready to serve.

Yield: About 4 dozen cookies

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Just came from the store & have everything BUT orange extract!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2003 at 1:27PM
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Hah! I even have the orange extract! Soon as the oatmeal cookies are gone, this one is next.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2003 at 4:16PM
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I have lemon extract but that doesn't sound too good with chocolate.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2003 at 6:18PM
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