McKenna Family – Florida Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s nothing like a McKenna family dinner, especially when it ends with amazing homemade desserts from our family recipe book. As a family of citrus growers, we love to include a touch of Florida Orange in our desserts. One of our favorites is Florida Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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  • 2 tsp. Florida Orange zest
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 package of 12 oz. white chocolate chips
  • 2 squares of 2 oz. white chocolate to melt and drizzle on top
  • 2 squares of 2 oz. semi-sweet chocolate to melt and drizzle on top


McKenna Family – Florida Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Heat oven to 325° F.


Grease cookie sheets with butter or cooking spray.


In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.


 In a separate bowl, mix butter and sugar.


Add in egg and Florida Orange zest to butter and sugar mixture.


Place mixer on low and slowly add in remaining dry ingredients.


Stir in white chocolate chips.


Form tablespoon sized balls and place on greased cookie sheet.


Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.


Melt white chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate squares in microwave.


Drizzle melted white chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate over warm cookies for a sweet touch.

Fun Tips:

Package cookies up in a decorative tin for a tasty gift idea.

Try with milk to complete a traditional favorite.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size60
Amount per serving
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat6.3g 8%
    • Saturated Fat3.8g 19%
    • Trans Fat11.8g
  • Cholesterol12.5mg 4%
  • Sodium44.5mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate12.7g 5%
    • Total Sugars8.9g
  • Protein1.1g 2%
  • Vitamin A100.8mcg 11%
  • Vitamin C0mg 0%
  • Calcium19.1mg 1%
  • Iron.3mg 2%
  • Thiamin.04mg 3%
  • Folate9.9mcg 2%
  • Potassium36.5mg 1%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.