Soft Double Chocolate and Orange Cookies

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Soft Double Chocolate and Orange Cookies

These recipes are soft, chocolatey and delicious, really easy to make and a perfect project for the kids to do.

Makes approx 20 cookies

Prep time 60mins

Bake time 12 minutes

Ingredients:

60g cocoa powder, sieved


200g caster sugar


60ml vegetable oil

1 orange (zest only, so have a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice afterwards)

2 large eggs

180g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder
70g icing sugar

Method

Whisk together the cocoa powder, caster sugar, orange zest, oil and eggs, then sieve in the plan flour and baking powder into the chocolate mixture and mix together, until it forms a dough.

Take a tablespoon of mixture and roll into a ball and place on a non stick baking tray.

Place in the fridge for 45minutes to firm up.

Preheat the oven to 190C

Remove the cookies from the fridge and roll each cookie in icing sugar, coating them well.

Evenly space out the cookies back on the tray,

Place in the oven for 10 -12 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow them to cool. Enjoy!