- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 in vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 3 tbsp orange juice
- 2 tbsp orange zest
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 3/4 cups plain flour
- 1/4 cup icing sugar
- 1 tbsp orange zest
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate
Preheat oven to 350F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add the butter, granulated sugar, and orange zest to the bowl of a stand mixer. Cream until light and fluffy
Add the vanilla extract, egg, and orange juice. Mix until combined.
Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to the mixer 1/2 cup at a time, mixing until just combined.
Measure out 1 tablespoon-sized balls and roll into balls.
Shake the confectioners sugar onto a plate and mix in the remaining orange zest. Roll the balls into it, coating evenly.
Place onto baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
Cool for about 5 minutes on pan and then finish cooling on wire racks.
Melt down the chocolate by slowly heating it up in a pan.
Once fully cooled, take each cookie and dip them halfway into the melted chocolate.