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Orange Chocolate Biscotti Cookie

You know that cookie recipe that’s so traditional and true you don’t dare alter it? This orange chocolate biscotti recipe is exactly that! Our Aida Mollenkamp has been making these classic biscotti cookies since she first started cooking and perfected them when she lived in Italy.

Orange Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

We regularly bring this Orange Chocolate Biscotti Cookie recipe out for the Christmas holidays. The key is good-quality chocolate that’s cut into chunks and lots and lots of orange zest. The result is a cookie that like our favorite Italian desserts is just sweet enough and is as good with coffee as it is on its own. 

Recipe Ingredients

Here are the ingredients needed to make this chocolate biscotti recipe:

  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Unsalted butter
  • Sugar
  • Orange Zest
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Large Eggs
  • Dark Chocolate

How To Make This Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Here is how to make this chocolate biscotti recipe:

  1. Cream The Butter And Sugar: Mix the butter, sugar, orange zest, and vanilla until light and fluffy. 
  2. Make The Cookie Dough: Add the eggs, chocolate, and then the dry ingredients then chill for 1 hour. 
  3. Shape And Bake: Shape the dough into logs then bake 30 minutes.
  4. Slice And Bake Again: Slice the logs into biscotti then bake again briefly. Cool before serving. 

More Chocolate Recipes

Here are a few of our other favorite chocolate recipes:

Go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

Orange Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Chocolate Chunk Orange Biscotti Cookie Recipe

You know that cookie recipe that's so traditional and true you don't dare alter it? These chocolate orange biscotti are exactly that! Try this Chocolate Chunk Orange Biscotti Cookie recipe with your next cup of coffee or tea.
4.8 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 77 kcal


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate roughly chopped


  • Cream The Butter And Sugar: Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl and whisk until evenly mixed; set aside. Combine the butter, sugar, orange zest and vanilla in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle. Beat at medium-high speed until light in color and fluffy.  
  • Add Remaining Ingredients: With the mixer still running, add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce the speed to low, add the chopped chocolate and mix until just combined. Add the flour mixture and mix just until incorporated. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour.
    TIP: Biscotti dough can be made to this point up to 1 month ahead. Wrap in plastic then put in a resealable plastic bag and freeze until ready to use. 
  • Shape And Cut The Biscotti Dough: Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Divide the dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, using lightly floured hands, roll each half into a log 1 1/2-inches in diameter. Arrange the logs on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them 5 inches apart.
  • Bake The Biscotti: Bake until light brown and firm to the touch, about 30 minutes (the logs will spread during baking). Remove from the oven and let cool slightly on the baking sheet. Leave the oven set at 350ºF.
  • Bake The Sliced Biscotti: Using a spatula, carefully transfer the logs to a work surface. Using a serrated knife, cut on the diagonal into slices 3/4 inch thick. Arrange the slices, cut side down, on the baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool. 
    TIP: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.



Serving: 1 cookieCalories: 77kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.005gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 70mgPotassium: 60mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 23IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chocolate cookies, Classic Italian dessert
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