Mandarin milk chocolate cookies

These mandarin milk chocolate cookies are ideal with a glass of milk or a mug of tea, or as an after-dinner indulgence, try warming slightly in the microwave and sandwiching them with some ice cream

By Sophie Gray
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Makes 35
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  • 250 gram butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon mandarin zest (2-3 mandarins)
  • 1/4 cup mandarin juice (2-3 mandarins)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chunks


  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • 2
    In a bowl or mixer, cream the butter and sugars until light. Add the flour, mandarin zest, juice, baking soda and egg and mix until combined.
  • 3
    Fold or mix in the chocolate chips then roll or scoop the mixture into balls. Place on greased baking trays, allowing room for spreading.
  • 4
    Bake for 15 minutes or until golden, then cool slightly on the trays before transferring to cooling racks. The cookies are fragile when warm but firm up when cooled.