Chocolate Orange Tea Drops

Chocolate Orange Tea Drops

Chocolate drop cookies are subtly flavored with orange.

40 min. prep time
24 cookies
151 Rating


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (6-ounce) package semi-sweet real chocolate chips


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine flour and salt in bowl. Set aside.

Combine sugar, butter, cream cheese, egg, orange zest and vanilla in another bowl. Beat at medium speed until mixture is creamy. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown. Let stand 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Recipe and photo courtesy of NESTLÉ® USA

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 120

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 90mg

Carbohydrates: 13g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11556©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

A lot of my friends and I are into the flavor of chocolate and orange mixed together. This had plenty of flavor of both though the next time I will just empty the bag of mini chips into the recipe, because I am not sure what to do with the rest of them.

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