I love the combination of orange and chocolate – it just works so well. These cookies are the perfect combination, lots of chocolate chips, a soft and crunchy cookie with a hint of orangey goodness.
This recipe is really easy to make using the basics from the pantry and one orange – cannot get much easier than that!
This recipe makes approx. 30 cookies.
170g butter softened
90g soft brown sugar
90g castor sugar
2 medium eggs
320g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
200g Chocolate Chips
Zest of 1 Orange (finely grated)
Preheat oven to 180C
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together and set aside.
Cream the butter, brown sugar and castor sugar in a food mixer until pale and creamy.
Add the eggs one at a time on high until well combined.
On a low speed or with a wooden spoon fold the flour into the creamed mixtre. Mix in the chocolate chips and orange zest and gently combine.
Roll tablespoon sized pieces of dough into balls and pop onto greased or lined baking trays leaving an inch or so between to allow to spread.
Using your hand or a fork gently pat the balls flat. Baking for 13-15 minutes until lightly golden.
Remove from the oven and cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack, store in an airtight container.
These are sooooooo good, of the first batch only about 10 made it to the cookie jar – the smell and taste ensured the visitors ate them warm straight from the oven!
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