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Chocolate Orange Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Calories 3014 kcal
Author Samantha

Ingredients

Flax Egg

  • 1 Tbsp ground flax + 2 Tbsp water, mixed together

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup oat flour, gluten free if preferred
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Grated zest of 1 medium orange (approx. 1 packed tablespoon)

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice (approx. juice of 1 medium orange)

White Chocolate Drizzle

  • 50 g white cooking chocolate block, broken into squares and melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC (356ºC), line a baking tray with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. Make flax egg by mixing together the ground flax and water, mix well and set aside for 10 minutes or until thickened and the water is soaked up.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients, mix well and set aside.
  4. In a smaller mixing bowl combine all wet ingredients including prepared flax egg. Using a spatula or wooden spoon to mix until smooth.
  5. Pour wet mixture into dry, mix until well combined and a soft dough has formed.
  6. Pick up approx. 2 tablespoons worth of dough and roll into cookies. Place on lined tray and press down to form a round cookie disc.
  7. Repeat with remaining dough.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies crack slightly on top and turn lightly golden around the edges.
  9. Remove and cool on tray for 5 minutes.
  10. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

White Chocolate Drizzle

  1. Once cooled, drizzle half of each cookie with the melted white chocolate.
  2. Allow to set at room temperature or place in the refrigerator until chocolate has hardened.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container, in the pantry or refrigerated, for 1 week.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Orange Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3014 Calories from Fat 1953
% Daily Value*
Fat 217g334%
Saturated Fat 94g588%
Sodium 782mg34%
Potassium 3000mg86%
Carbohydrates 254g85%
Fiber 53g221%
Sugar 95g106%
Protein 71g142%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Vitamin C 41.3mg50%
Calcium 873mg87%
Iron 20.8mg116%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.