Clementine Choco Chips Cookies

Clementine Choco Chips Cookies

Clementine Choco Chips Cookies

I know, I know, the internet is not lacking of choco chips cookies recipe, there are already like 1001 different choco chips cookies recipes out there and each of them claim as the best recipe ever. It is not that hard to make this classic cookies, the key is to put the choco chips generously. I remember when I was a kid, getting a bag of choco chips cookies was a luxury although there were only afew choco chips in it.

One of the best part of being an adult is I can put as much as choco chips I want on my choco chips cookies. For today's recipe, I don't only put a generous amount of choco chips in it, but also some clementine peels and juice to give that tangy and fresh flavor to my cookies. 

Let's get started!

1 and 3/4 cup of flour
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
145 gr room temperature butter or margarine
1 cup sugar 
1 egg
1 tbsp vanilla essence
1 cup of dark chocolate chips
zest from 1 clementine (I chopped finely the skin of 1 clementine)
juice from 1 clementine

Baking steps: 
  1. In a bowl, put all the dry ingredients except choco chips and sugar, whisk and set aside,
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until the texture becomes smooth and creamy. 
  3. Squeeze the juice out of a clementine and add the juice into the butter batter and continue mixing, 
  4. Add egg and vanilla essence, mix until everything become homogenous,
  5. Lower the mixer speed and fold in the dry ingredients mix along, chopped clementine skin and choco chips, mix gently
  6. At this stage, it is possible that your dough is a bit crumbly, put the dough together and shape it into a log, 
  7. Wrap the dough log with cling wrap and refrigerate it for about an hour, 
  8. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and cut into coins (1,5 cm thick) and roll it into balls (or you can keep it as coins),
  9. Pre-heat oven to 350 F, meanwhile, put your cookie doughs on a silicone baking mat or a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  10. Bake the cookies for 12 to 15 minutes or until it turns golden brown on the outside,
  11. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack and let it cool completely before serving,
  12. Et voila, your awesome clementine choco chips cookies are ready to be enjoyed!

Happy baking!


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