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Polka-Dot Cookies

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Polka-Dot Cookies

Polka-Dot Cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate 1 tablespoon grated orange zest 2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt CHOCOLATE FROSTING: 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon whole milk 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg, concentrate and orange zest.

Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Divide dough in half.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/8-in.

thickness.

Cut with a floured 2-in.

round cookie cutter.

Place 2 in.

apart on greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 6-7 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

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Remove to wire racks to cool.

Combine all the frosting ingredients until smooth.

Place in a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in corner of bag.

Pipe polka dots on cookies.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 114 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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