By: Rossella Rago, Cooking with Nonna
Yield: 1 Dozen
For the Cookies:
- 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 2 packets vanilla or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder zest of one orange
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 375ºF (190ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder. Set aside.
- In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the egg and the sugar on medium speed until lemon colored and foamy, about 5 minutes. Add the olive oil and orange zest and mix until fully incorporated. Add the flour mixture and chocolate chips. Mix until fully absorbed.
- Working with a handful of dough at a time, roll out the dough into a 1 inch thick rope.
- Cut 5- to 6-inch pieces and shape each piece into an S shape about 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 15 minutes or until the bottoms are golden brown.