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Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies

This zesty spin on the classic chocolate chip cookie adds orange to compliment the dark chocolate chips.

Yield: Makes 2 dozen cookies
Working Time: 35 minutes
This recipe contains: Dairy, Gluten, Eggs, Tree Nuts


200g butter, softened

200g soft light brown sugar

250g plain flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

5g Guittard Cocoa Rouge

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Zest of one orange

50g walnuts crushed

200g Guittard Extra Dark Chocolate Chips


In a large mixing bowl whisk the soft butter until fluffy and pale, add the brown sugar, and then whisk again until well incorporated. Add half the flour with the baking powder and cocoa powder and mix well. Add the eggs one at a time, the vanilla, the orange zest and then mix well. Add the rest of the flour, walnuts and chocolate pieces and mix well.

Line a baking tray with parchment paper and take a rounded teaspoon of mixture and put on the tray. Make sure to space each spoonful at least 5 cm apart, place into a preheated oven at 190°C (375°F) for 10 minutes.  Remove when they start to turn slightly brown on the edges.  Carefully lift each cookie on to a wire rack to cool.