Lola’s Chocolate and Orange Cookies

Serves: Makes 12
Time: 30 mins
Difficulty: Easy


140g butter, softened

70g brown sugar

70g white sugar

1 large egg

210g plain flour

1tsp bicarbonate soda

130g chocolate chips

70g orange peel


  • Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC, line a baking sheet with baking paper.
  • Mix the butter and sugar till fluffy and pale. Add the egg and mix well.
  • Add the flour and bicarbonate soda and then mix in the chocolate chips and orange peel.
  • Bring the mixture together into a ball, making sure all of the ingredients are incorporated evenly. If the mixture is too sticky add extra flour.
  • Using a tablespoon, spoon the mixture on a baking paper and flatten them slightly.
  • Bake the biscuits for about 10-12 minutes. For more soft texture, the centre should feel soft, for more crunch bake slightly longer.