Orange Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

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Kathryn Rhodes Modified: May 10, 2022
Orange Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

How To Make Orange Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These chewy orange chocolate chunk cookies are a game-changer with their zesty orange flavor and melty chocolate topped off with sea salt.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 37 minutes



  • cupall purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¾tspbaking soda
  • ½tsptable salt
  • 1cupunsalted butter,softened
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • 1tbsporange zest
  • 2large eggs
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • ¾tsporange extract
  • 4ozbittersweet chocolate,chopped into chunks*
  • 4ozsemi sweet chocolate,chopped into chunks
  • 4ozmilk chocolate,chopped into chunks
  • flaky,or coarse sea salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt for about 30 seconds, set aside.

  2. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment mix butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and orange zest for about 2 minutes until creamy.

  3. Add in one egg and mix until combined, then add in the second egg, vanilla extract, and orange extract and mix until combined.

  4. With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in flour mixture and mix just until combined. Stir in chocolate chunks.

  5. Shape dough into large balls for about 3 tablespoons each. Transfer balls to plates, cover with plastic wrap then chill for about 1 hour.

  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F during the last 10 minutes of chilling.

  7. Transfer chilled cookie dough balls to Silpat or parchment paper-lined baking sheets and sprinkle tops lightly with sea salt (keep any that aren’t currently baking in the refrigerator).

  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 11 to 12 minutes. Allow cooling on the baking sheet several minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

*Using 3 types of chocolates is optional. All of one type of chocolate can also do in this recipe – just whatever is preferred.


  • Calories: 244.59kcal
  • Fat: 12.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.13g
  • Fiber: 1.13g
  • Sugar: 19.78g
  • Protein: 2.85g
  • Cholesterol: 36.92mg
  • Sodium: 116.70mg
  • Calcium: 38.40mg
  • Potassium: 84.60mg
  • Iron: 1.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.40mg
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