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Orange and Nut Squares
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1 package store bought sugar cookie dough

1 cup orange marmalade

1 1/2 cups assorted nuts, toasted and chopped (try hazelnuts, almonds, and walnuts)

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Spread the cookie dough out on a cookie sheet to 1/4-inch thickness (about 9-inches by 12-inches) using your fingertips. Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool.

Spread the marmalade over the cookie. Sprinkle with nuts.

In a double boiler over very lightly simmering water, melt the chocolate. Dip a spoon in the melted chocolate and drizzle on top of the cookie. Let cool. Cut the cookie into bars or squares. Serve or store in an airtight container.


Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis, Cooking Channel

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