Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies


These orange chocolate chip cookies are a happy marriage of orange and chocolate.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
48 cookies


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a medium bowl and set aside.

  3. Cream butter, sugars, orange zest, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl until light and fluffy.

  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after addition. Add dry ingredients and stir until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans; mix until well-blended.

  5. Drop dough by slightly rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets; flatten slightly.

  6. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until golden, 15 to 16 minutes. Let cookies cool on the cookie sheets.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
14g Fat
29g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 98mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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