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Chewy Orange & Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies

An upscale chocolate chip cookie with a secret ingredient
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: cookies, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese cookies, gourmet chocolate chip cookies, how to make cookies chewy
Servings: 12
Calories: 464kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbs grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 12 oz dark chocolate chips 60% cacao


  • Preheat oven. To 350F/180C. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and sugars until smooth and creamy. Add the vanilla and orange zest, beat to combine.
  • Mix the flour, salt, soda and corn starch and add to the cream cheese mixture, mixing until just combined. Do not overtax.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonful onto prepared sheets, spacing about 1-in/2.5cm apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to become golden brown. Leave on the sheets for about a minute, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  • Makes about 18-24 cookies.


Serving: 1(2 cookies)s) | Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg