Here is a quick & easy recipe for delicious drop cookies with soft & crumbly texture. Toasted hazelnuts match perfectly with orange flavor.
The small amount of sugar produces a mild sweetness, which allows you to taste the chocolate better.
- 200 g softened butter
- 120 g granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 70 ml fresh orange juice
- zest of an orange
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 100 g toasted, ground hazelnuts
- 100 g chocolate chips
- 350 g all purpose flour
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
In the bowl of your mixer put butter & sugar.
Beat until light & fluffy.
Add salt, orange zest, vanilla extract and the egg.
Mix for 2 min.
Continue adding the orange juice.
Sift half of the flour & the baking soda into the mixture.
Beat slowly for 2 min.
Mix in the hazelnuts & the chocolate chips.
Sift the rest of the flour into the mixture & beat slowly until well combined.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 min.
Dip two teaspoons or a small scoop in a bowl with water.
Scoop cookies & drop them on baking sheets covered with baking paper.
Bake in a preheated oven, at 180°C / 350°F, for 20 min.
Put them on a wire rack and wait for them to cool completely.