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Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies

These Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies are dipped in wealthy darkish chocolate with candied orange peel on high. A scrumptious citrus addition to your vacation baking plans!

Want slightly change out of your unusual frosted sugar cookies this vacation season? Do this recipe for Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies!

Orange and chocolate are such an underrated taste mixture. These orange cookies provide the good mix of brilliant, citrusy taste and clean, wealthy cocoa.

This orange cookies recipe is Day 3 of our 12 Days of Cookies! Comfortable Baking!

You’ll want to take a look at the entire different days for extra superb cookies!

Day 1 – Copycat Crumbl Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookies
Day 2 – Linzer Cookies
Day 3 – You’re on it!
Day 4 – 11/28/22
Day 5 – 11/29/22
Day 6 – 11/30/22
Day 7 – 12/1/22
Day 8 – 12/2/22
Day 9 – 12/3/22
Day 10 – 12/4/22
Day 11 – 12/5/22
Day 12 – 12/6/22

In a sea of peppermint and gingerbread cookie recipes, these orange cookies add some welcome selection. A touch of cloves provides a warming, cozy taste to the cookies to get you within the Christmas spirit.

Chocolate dipped cookies are really easy to make, too. When you don’t really feel like rolling out, slicing and frosting sugar cookies this yr, swap out your previous recipe with these orange sugar cookies as a substitute!

What do I want?

To make home made orange sugar cookies, you will have:

  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Cloves
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • Recent orange juice
  • Candied orange peel
  • Recent orange zest

You would cease proper there and have a batch of completely good cookies, however we’re going the additional mile right this moment.

To show sugar cookies into chocolate-dipped cookies, additionally, you will want:

  • Darkish chocolate chips
  • Candied orange peel – For urgent onto the dipped cookies.
    Yow will discover it within the vacation baking part of your native grocery retailer or by my affiliate hyperlink right here on Amazon.

How do I make them?

This recipe begins like most sugar cookie recipes: with creaming collectively butter and sugar in a big bowl with an electrical mixer. Add the egg, and blend properly. Combine within the orange juice, zest, and 1/2 cup of the candied orange peel. Combine till totally mixed.

Then in a medium bowl, whisk collectively the all-purpose flour, baking powder, cloves, and salt.

Add the flour combination to the moist substances, mixing on low velocity simply till mixed. Form into two dough logs, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for half-hour.

I do know it’s tempting to skip this step if you’re in a rush. However hear me out: the chilling makes a distinction! It’s one of the simplest ways the cookies from spreading an excessive amount of as they bake.

With a pointy knife, slice the chilled dough into discs. I like mine a few quarter of an inch thick.

Bake cookies for about 10 minutes. They need to be agency, however not brown. Allow them to cool fully on wire racks.

Seize a few clear baking sheets and line them with parchment paper. In the meantime, soften the chocolate chips for 30 seconds. Stir after which soften for extra 10 second increments till fully melted and clean.

Now, it’s time to dip!

Dip half of every cookie into the melted chocolate. Place cookies on the lined baking sheet to chill. Sprinkle a couple of extra candied orange peels over the chocolate dipped finish. You possibly can even sprinkle every of them with a contact of sea salt for those who’d like, too!

Let the chocolate set on the cookies for about 10 – quarter-hour. Then eat and luxuriate in!

Tip: Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies style particularly scrumptious with a cup of espresso or for tea time with a home made chai.

How do I retailer them?

Chocolate dipped sugar cookies needs to be saved in an hermetic container at room temperature. Place parchment in between the layers so the candies orange items on the cookies don’t make the cookies stick to one another. Or you’ll be able to freeze them for longer storage!

What substitutions can I make?

You possibly can substitute retailer purchased orange juice for the freshly squeezed juice, for those who desire.

Chocolate melting wafers would additionally work rather than the chocolate chips and coconut oil. Soften the wafers based on package deal instructions, then dip the cookies.

Orange Recipes

The excessive acidity and robust perfume in oranges makes them an incredible addition to so many baked items.

My favourite orange recipes have a tendency to incorporate cranberries, like this Orange Cranberry Espresso Cake. For the same recipe that’s even simpler, I really like this Orange Cranberry Bread recipe.

When you just like the aroma of oranges and cloves, you’ll love this Orange Spice Cake. It has a cranberry filling and a good looking layer of thick vanilla frosting on high.

I pair vanilla and orange collectively in a couple of different recipes, too. Attempt these Orange Creamsicle Dream Bars and this Orange Vanilla Smoothie. They style similar to an orange cream popsicle!

Typically, you simply need the pure unadulterated goodness of a freshly squeezed orange. In that case, I counsel making a batch of Blood Orange Marmalade Scones for breakfast!

We’re celebrating 12 Days of Cookies main as much as Christmas. However cookie baking season lasts all yr lengthy!

Whilst you’re right here, go forward and rediscover a couple of of our hottest recipes from the “12 Days of Cookies” of years’ previous.



Maintain a watch out for my latest recipes!

The scrumptious deep darkish chocolate and refreshing orange taste in these Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies will make your style buds dance with pleasure any time of yr! They’ll be a enjoyable citrus addition to this yr’s Christmas cookie tray.

Created by: Lynne Feifer

Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies

Whole Time 1 hour 10 minutes

These Chocolate Dipped Orange Sugar Cookies are dipped in wealthy darkish chocolate with candied orange peel on high. A scrumptious addition to your vacation baking plans!

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  • In a medium bowl, sift collectively the entire flour, baking powder, salt, and cloves.

  • Within the bowl of a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar till gentle and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

  • Add the egg, and blend properly. Combine within the orange juice, zest, and a ½ cup of the candied orange peel. Combine till totally mixed. Step by step add the flour and blend on lowest velocity till simply blended.

  • Place a bit of plastic wrap on the counter and place half of the dough onto it, shaping it right into a log about 2-inches in diameter. Do the identical with the opposite half of the dough.

  • Place each rolls into the freezer for half-hour till agency.

  • Preheat oven to 375 levels F. Reduce into slices about 1/4-inch thick and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment. Bake for 10 minutes, till agency, however not browned. Place cookies on a wire rack to chill fully earlier than dipping.

  • Put together two cooled baking sheets (or a clear work floor) by lining them with sheets of fresh parchment paper. Place the darkish chocolate chips in a small microwavable bowl, and warmth for 30 seconds. Stir properly, and, microwave once more for 10 second increments till fully melted and clean, stirring in between every.

  • Dip half of every cookie into the chocolate, frivolously dragging the sting on the bowl to take away any extra chocolate, and place onto the parchment. Drop some candied orange peel onto the chocolate half of every cookie. Enable cookies to relaxation for about 10 – quarter-hour to set.


Retailer cookies in an hermetic container with layers of cookies separated by parchment paper in order that they don’t stick collectively. 


Serving: 1cookie | Energy: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fats: 6g | Saturated Fats: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fats: 1g | Trans Fats: 0.1g | Ldl cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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