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Put a twist on your classic chocolate chips cookie recipe with a healthier, citrus infused alternative!
-Preheat oven to 375 F.
-In a large bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of softened butter and 4 tablespoons of coconut oil.
-Cream butter/oil mix together with 1/3 cup white sugar and 1/3 cup brown sugar, beating until fluffy and lighter in color.
-Beat in 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 1 tablespoon of molasses until just combined.
-Add in 2-3 teaspoons of fresh orange zest, to taste.
-In a separate bowl, mix 1 and 1/3 cups of all-purpose flour with 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
-Combine wet and dry ingredients until incorporated.
-Stir in 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips. If desired, add 1/2 cup pecans or alternative.
-Use spoons to shape balls of dough on an oiled baking sheet, 2 inches apart from one another.
-Bake cookies for 8-12 minutes, or until golden brown.
-Makes approximately 2 dozen delicious, flavorful cookies, with a fruity twist!