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Salted Dark Chocolate Orange Cookies

Salted Dark Chocolate Orange Cookies are decadent and delicious with bursts of bright orange flavor and rich dark chocolate goodness topped with flaky salt for a combination that tantalize your taste buds.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, dark chocolate cookie, dessert, salted dark chocolate orange cookies
Servings: 24 Cookies
Calories: 565kcal


Dark Chocolate and Orange Cookies

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ sticks butter room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoon orange liqueur or orange juice
  • 7 to 8 ounces of dark chocolate bars 2 bars or you can use dark chocolate chips

Orange Glaze

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoon orange liqueur or orange juice to desired consistency
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • orange zest to taste I use 1 to 2 oranges depending on size
  • flake sea salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium mixing bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a stand mixer or large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter until light in color and airy. Add in sugar mix until smooth. Next add in egg, orange zest and mix until fluffy and combined.
  • Add in dry ingredients slowly and mix until just combined. Do not over mix.
  • Stri in dark chocolate until combined.
  • Using a cookie or 2 tablespoon measure scoop, place cookie dough onto parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are just lightly golden.
  • Cool on a cooling rack.
  • In a small bowl mix powdered sugar, orange liqueur or orange juice, butter, and orange zest until smooth. Dip tops of cookies into glaze and let dry on cooling rack.
  • Garnish with chocolate shavings, more orange zest, and flaky sea salt while the glaze is still wet for a beautiful cookie.



Recipe adapted from LeMoine Family Recipes


Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 565kcal