Terry’s Chocolate Orange Cookies!

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Delicious Moist & Crunchy Cookies full to the brim with chunks of Terry’s Chocolate Orange – heavenly Terry’s Chocolate Orange Cookies!

I have ALWAYS adored Chocolate + Orange flavouring together – especially Terry’s Chocolate Orange – it sounds like an odd combination at first if you haven’t tried it, but once you have, you will never forget it! Literally my favourite chocolate! When I was little, I would eat at least 3 a week (I realise this is bad, but I ate plenty of healthy stuff too!!).

I have always baked big cakes and used chocolate orange, and then cupcakes as well – but when I went to the supermarket with my boyfriend recently and he picked up a bag of Terry’s Chocolate Orange Cookies to buy, I realised I might as well bake them at home myself so I know exactly what is in then, and sometimes it works out much cheaper! – Turn out this is the best decision I have ever made.

Seriously though, I know you all love and adore Terry’s Chocolate Orange – hence the love for the No-Bake Chocolate Orange Cheesecake that I posted a few months ago – my second most popular recipe on my blog! These cookies are the perfect combination of crunchy edges and gooey delicious centre – its a winner all round!

These cookies are always perfect to bake around Christmas time, or when you are just craving something utterly delicious. The perfect part about them is that the oils in the Chocolate Orange that create the flavouring, makes the cookie bake perfectly every single time – I have honestly never had a problem with these! Enjoy!

These are the sort of cookies that you will want to bake over and over, partly because they’re just so damn easy to bake. Honestly, cream the butter and sugars, whack in the egg, whack in the dry ingredients, shove in all the chocolate orange ever, and bake. Most other recipes I’ve seen require chilling first, and these beauties don’t need it.

Not needing chilling means you can get to my favourite cookies ever, quicker. Honestly, these are genuinely my favourite cookie recipe I have, partly because of the Terry’s Chocolate Orange obsession I have going on, but that’s not entirely it. I genuinely just think the actual cookie is insane! It’s such a wonderful mix of chewy, gooey, and delicious. If you bake it for longer, it’ll get crunchy too!

This recipe has been on my blog for quuuuite a while now, and as I write this after updating the images in November 2018, it remains to be my favourite cookie. I know the recipe off by heart and have experimented with it a few times, resulting in recipes such as my Toblerone Cookies, and my M&M Cookies. I’ve also created a Cookie Bar version of these because I just adore them THAT much.

Honestly, imagine baking these, and serving them with a scoop of my Terry’s Chocolate Orange Ice Cream, or having a Terry’s themed party and devouring these and my other 15 themed recipes as well. Maybe I love it too much, but honestly, if you try these you will understand my pure and utter love. Enjoy the recipe!

5 from 6 votes
Terry's Chocolate Orange Cookies!
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins

Delicious Moist & Crunchy Cookies full to the brim with chunks of Terry’s Chocolate Orange – heavenly Terry’s Chocolate Orange Cookies!

Course: Biscuits, Cookies
Cuisine: Cookies
Keyword: Chocolate, Terry's
Servings: 16 Cookies
Calories: 236 kcal
Author: Jane's Patisserie
  • 125 g Unsalted Butter
  • 100 g Granulated Sugar
  • 100 g Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract (optional)
  • 25 g Cocoa Powder
  • 175 g Self Raising Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Zest of 1 Large Orange (or 1tsp orange extract)
  • 250 g Terry's Chocolate Orange (chopped)
  • 16 Segments Terry's Chocolate Orange
  1. Preheat your oven to 190C/180C Fan/375F and line three baking trays with parchment paper

  2. Mix together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy and thoroughly combined – I often use an electric mixer for this bit as it makes it so much easier and combines the ingredients very well – but good ol’ manpower will work too!

  3. Add the vanilla essence and the beaten egg, and mix again briefly. 

  4. Add the cocoa powder, flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt and orange and mix until a thick paste/cookie dough is formed. (Or add it all in together!)

  5. Chop the chocolate orange pieces and add to the mixture and fold through

  6. Spoon the mixture onto the trays and make sure they are suitable spread out so they stay separate! (I usually fit 6 on each tray to be safe) I also use a cookie dropper/ice cream scoop to make them identical sizes.

  7. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes – remove quickly and add a segment to each cookie, and then bake for another 1-2 minutes. 

  8. Once baked, remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before gobbling up otherwise you might burn yourself on molten chocolate!

Recipe Notes
  • You don’t have to add the chocolate pieces on top, you can include it all in the dough, but I love having melted bits of chocolate on top of a cookie – especially if I am serving them warm with a drink, such a gooey chocolate treat!
  • If you don’t have Terry’s chocolate orange where you are, you could try using milk chocolate with a bit more orange zest, or even a bit of orange flavouring which I often do!
  • These cookies will last for 4-5 days+, but usually, get eaten before that. 


Nutrition Facts
Terry's Chocolate Orange Cookies!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 121mg5%
Potassium 110mg3%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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  1. Hello, 3rd Christmas I’m wanting to make these but am really having issues with the conversion, We use the metric system in Canada and even when I try to google to convert I can have 4 different sites all telling me different measurements. Do you have a converted recipe at all??

  2. 5 stars
    Hi , loved the recipe and can’t wait to try it….. But we don’t eat eggs…. Can you please suggest a substitute for it…. Thanks in advance 😊😊😊

  3. hi there, your cookies are beautiful. I just made these…..tried to convert to US measurements. Mine came out puffy and very dark chocolate color. they dont look anything like yours? help?

  4. 5 stars
    These were a real hit with my work colleagues. I quartered the orange for the topping to give more of that gooey chocolate hit! Have wondered about using the mini segments with the exploding candy, but not sure how that will bake?

    Will definitely be making these again, you can’t beat the chocolate orange combination.

  5. Made these today. My husband and son love them (me too), I took some to work to say thank you for some favours and everyone loved them. Make exactly as the recipe says, it’s perfect. Thank you.

    1. 5 stars
      Just taken these out of the oven… house smells amazing, not sure I can wait until they are cool to try them!!

  6. Hi Jane,
    I wanna make these cookies but my kids have werid allergies to cocoa powder so can I just take that out? And will it mean I will end up with a normal beige colour dough?

  7. Hi,
    Thank you for this recipe. I am hopeless at baking but these turned out absolutley amazing! Most delicious cookies I have ever had. Thank you.

  8. These were out of this world amazing!! I made 15 cookies in total and they were all gone within 2 hours of being out of the oven!!!!! Will make a double batch next time!

  9. I made this!!! ???????
    Hopefully my hubster will love these cause he loves chocolate orange’s ??

    Thanks for making the recipe available x

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  11. Gotta try these, love orange and chocolate together, and sticky cookies too 🙂 we don’t have self raising flour here in Finland, so do you think that I’ll need to double the baking powder? I’ll hashtag you in instagram when i bake these 🙂

  12. These sound delicious, omg yes!
    …but all I can say in the negative is that 12 cookies is DEFINITELY not gonna be enough for me…so it’s Recipe multiplier time!!
    *hauls out calculator, mashes “x” button frantically*

  13. Oh my gosh it’s so lovely to see you using Terry’s Chocolate Orange. I’m an English girl in America and it’s my favourite chocolate but you can’t really get it here. I found Milanos chocolate orange cookies were a good alternative but nothing like the real thing. Whenever I go home I always bring some back. ? xo

  14. These literally made me go “oooooo”, definitely going to have to check this recipe out. Love cookies, love chocolate orange – what’s better than combining the two?!

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Chloe x

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