Chocolate Orange Cookies


Chocolate Orange Cookies

  • Prep Time 10m
  • Cook Time 18m
  • Servings 10


  •  Zest of 1 large orange
  •  225 g caster sugar
  •  150 g dairy-free butter
  •  3 Tbsp aquafaba (liquid from a can of chickpeas)
  •  205 g self-raising flour
  •  55 g cocoa powder
  •  Pinch salt
  •  Splash of freshly squeezed orange juice
  •  150–200 g dairy-free chocolate, chopped into chunks


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C and grease and line 2 large baking sheets.
  • Rub the orange zest and sugar together using your fingers.
  • Combine the orange-sugar mix with the butter and mix then add the aquafaba.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, and salt into the bowl and fold into the mixture until no floury patches remain.
  • Mix in the orange juice.
  • Add the chocolate and, using your hands, mix until evenly distributed.
  • Form into 10 balls, flatten each, and place on the baking sheets, leaving space between them.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes (15 if you like them soft and chewy, 18 if you prefer them crispy).
  • Remove from the oven and let cool..

Recipe adapted from One More Slice