Desserts/ Freezer Friendly/ Recipes/ Treats/ Vegetarian

Freezer Friendly: Chocolate Orange Cookies

These scrumptious cookies are just the thing for afternoon tea. This is a super delicious make ahead chocolate orange cookie recipe that’s great for freezing. Just freeze divided mixture on a baking tray in the freezer. Once frozen, place in ziplock dated bags and you’ll always have homemade Chocolate Orange Cookies to hand. whenever you fancy them!

I always need homemade desserts for gatherings, events, gifts, and parties I host. Having homemade cookie dough prepped in the freezer saves me time, sanity, and effort during these busy couple of months. I freeze cookie dough all the time, actually. Not just this time of year! If I’m in a pinch or need dessert on the fly, I can open the freezer and I have cookie dough ready to be placed in the oven.

You will not believe the amount of hassle I am saved by having it on hand. 10 minutes later, I have fresh baked cookies.

If your freezer is ready for you to fill with delicious food, this is a delicious batch cooking freezer friendly recipe that’s just perfect for making ahead. The benefits of batch cooking include saving money, wasting less food and spending more time in the evenings with your family. This way, you can always have a meal waiting for you at the end of the day. It’s a great way to make weeknight cooking manageable.

Freezer Friendly: Chocolate Orange Cookies

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (14 votes, average: 4.79 out of 5)
By Laura Serves: 20
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

These scrumptious cookies are just the thing for afternoon tea. This is a super delicious make ahead chocolate orange cookie recipe that’s great for freezing.


  • • 250g butter, at room temperature
  • • 50g caster sugar
  • • 100g light Muscovado sugar
  • • 200g self-raising flour
  • • 2 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
  • • 150g plain chocolate chips
  • • Finely grated zest of 1 orange



Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugars until fluffy.


Stir in the flour and milk until combined. Add the remaining ingredients, mixing well. Bring it all together with your hands to form a dough.


Divide the mixture into 20 small balls. Flatten slightly, then place on the baking tray. (Freeze at this stage if making ahead).


Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Cool slightly before transferring to a wire rack.


Use our hashtag! We are so excited that you are making a recipe and would love to see how it turns out. Make sure to use the hashtag on social media! #MANGEONS

You Might Also Like


  • Margaret Gallagher
    May 30, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Certainly be a winner here – love because I can freeze too

  • Glenn Hutton
    May 30, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    These sound delicious…. Heaven!

  • Chloe Taylor
    May 30, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Wow, soooo yummy – I love cookies/biscuits! Chocolate orange is a great flavour xxx

  • amy simpson
    May 31, 2019 at 5:57 am

    My kind of recipe x love it x

  • bonniebonster
    June 1, 2019 at 9:47 am

    These sound delicious and easy too

  • jo liddement
    June 9, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Easy ingredients and a simple but tasty recipe

  • dawney1977
    June 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

    I will definitely be making these for my children – they will love them! It’s great how you can freeze them and make a big batch x

  • fionajk42
    June 10, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    these sound nice, and great that they can be frozen as well.

  • Charlotte Isobelle
    June 15, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    mmm these sound yummy!

  • Heather Haigh
    June 25, 2019 at 6:42 am

    These are my kind of cookies!

  • Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.