Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¾ cup unsalted butter
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 ½ cups chopped pecans
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
step 2: Sift flour, baking powder and salt into and set aside. Cream butter, sugars, orange zest and vanilla extract together in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
step 3: Add eggs one at a time beating well after adding each one. Add dry ingredients and stir until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts and mix until well blended.
step 4: Drop dough by slightly rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake cookies for 15 or 16 minutes or until golden. Cool on the cookie sheets.