Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies
Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm on a bit of an orange and chocolate kick after those dark chocolate orange brownies, so I thought I might give baking orange and chocolate into cookies a try. Out came some fairly delicious cookies... if I do say so myself.

These orange chocolate chip cookies have a refreshing orange flavor and are very moist inside. They are a perfect treat for a sunny day at the park (or for me, sitting at my desk!) and would make a lovely picnic snack.

NOTES:

– I freshly squeezed an orange for the juice, but you can use ready made orange juice and it works just as well.

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Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies
Classic chocolate chip cookies with a citrus twist.
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Instructions
    1. Beat together butter and sugar until smooth.2. Add honey, orange juice and egg.3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, orange zest, ground ginger, baking soda and baking powder.4. Combine wet and dry ingredients until well mixed.5. Chill for 30 minutes before rolling into 1.5" balls.6. Preheat oven to 350ºF and bake 10 to 12 minutes.7. Allow to cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to cooling rack.
    Details
    Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 16-20 cookies