Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies are full of orange and chocolate flavors. They are soft and quick to make. I like a combination of orange and chocolate. These are classic cookies with my modern twist.

Cookies with chocolate chips on the table.

How to make this recipe

Preheat oven to 350oF. Line 2 baking sheet pan with parchment paper or baking mat.

In the mixing bowl sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer with a pedal attachment, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. This takes about 2-3 minutes. Add egg and vanilla paste. Mix again until all are combined. Add dry ingredients and mix again. Add zest of one orange and chocolate chips. Mix again with the spatula.

Using an icecream scoop or regular spoon, scoop balls of dough on a prepared baking pan. Use your hands to form perfect balls. Add more chocolate chips on top. This is optional. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Remove cookies from the oven and let them cool for 5 minutes, before moving to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies on the wire rack.

Expert Tips

  • mix milk and dark chocolate chips to make these cookies.
  • you can mix orange zest with a few spoons of sugar before adding to the dough. This will give more flavor.
  • use a microplane zester to take the zest of orange.
  • serve cookies with milk while they are still warm.
Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies cut in half on the table.

Recipe FAQs

How to store Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies?

Store Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies in an airtight container for 5 days at room temperature.

Can I freeze cookies?

Freeze cookies in a Ziploc bag for 2-3 months. Defrost cookies in the fridge overnight.

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Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Marina
These Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies are full of orange and chocolate flavors. They are soft and quick to make. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 146 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 stand mixer or electric hand mixer
  • 2 baking sheet pan

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup unsalted butter room temperature 113gr
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar 115gr
  • 1 eggs room temperature
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour 240gr
  • 1 tsp baking powder 5gr
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla paste 5gr
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips 85gr
  • zest of one orange

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350oF. Line 2 baking sheet pan with parchment paper or baking mat.
  • In the mixing bowl sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 
  • In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer with a pedal attachment, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. This takes about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add egg and vanilla paste. Mix again until all are combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix again. After that add the zest of one orange and chocolate chips. Mix again with the spatula.
  • Using an icecream scoop or regular spoon, scoop balls of dough on a prepared baking pan. Use your hands to form perfect balls. Add more chocolate chips on top. This is optional.
  • Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Remove cookies from the oven and let them cool for 5 minutes, before moving to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Notes

All ingredients must be at room temperature.
You can mix orange zest with a few spoons of sugar before adding to the dough. This will give more flavor.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 146kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 60mgPotassium: 35mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 171IUCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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