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Choccie Orange Cookies

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 12 Cookies
Some people will associate the flavour combination of chocolate orange with Christmas. However in my mind, it's a combination that cannot be restricted to the holiday season. These cookies are deliciously chocolatey and have a lovely warmth of orange running through.


  • 100g Butter (softened)
  • 150g Light Brown Sugar
  • 1tbs Orange Essence (I like it orangey!)
  • 1 Egg
  • 150g Self Raising Flour
  • 40g Cocoa Powder (the good stuff)
  • 1/2tsp Baking Powder
  • 150g Chopped Chocolate (I used a combination of dark chocolate with orange and dark chocolate 70%)


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180c/350f.
  • STEP 2
    In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar until well combined and light.
  • STEP 3
    Now add the orange essence and egg.
  • STEP 4
    Weigh out the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl.
  • STEP 5
    Sieve the dry ingredients a little at a time into the wet and mix until well combined.
  • STEP 6
    Fold in your chopped chocolate pieces.
  • STEP 7
    Spoon the mixture onto a baking sheet on a baking tray. I used a large dollop tablespoon for each cookie.
  • STEP 8
    Bake for 12 minutes, then remove and allow to cook on a wire rack.

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