Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies

Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

Chocolate and salt... the ultimate combination?! Possibly! These are especially delicious with the hint of orange and ginger.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2-3 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsalted butter
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1
juice from one orange
2
eggs
1 1/2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 1/4 c
flour
1
grated orange rind
1 tsp
grated ginger
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
coarse sea salt or kosher salt
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
dark chocolate chips (i used hershey's)
extra sprinkling of coarse salt for garnish

Step-By-Step

1Combine flour, salt, baking powder, grated orange peel and grated ginger in bowl.
2Using a mixer, in a separate bowl, cream together the butter, shortening, all sugars, orange juice, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
3One at a time, add eggs to wet mixture, mixing well after each egg.
4Fold dry ingredients, and chocolate chips, into wet bowl.
5Chill for about 15 minutes. While chilling, preheat your oven to 350*.
6Drop onto buttered cookie sheet by the spoonful. Bake 8-10 minutes until light golden brown, and still a little soft in the middle.
7Immediately after removing them from the pan, sprinkle just a pinch of coarse salt on the tops of the cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Desserts, Cookies, Chocolate
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #dark, #Salted