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Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Old fashioned chocolate chip cookies with a hint of orange and extra chocolate chips on top make these extra sweet and delicious.
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 15 cookies


  • 1 stick margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice (no pulp)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips plus extra to press into cookie before baking


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla and orange juice and beat until combined.
  3. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda. In small amounts, slowly add the flour mixture to the sugar and butter mixture. Mix until combined but do not overmix. When combined, add in the chocolate chips and mix until combined.
  4. Using two teaspoons, drop cookies onto greased cookie sheets or use non-stick baking sheets and place the cookies an inch or two apart. You should have approximately 15-18 cookies. Take approximately 5 extra chips per cookie and lightly press them onto each unbaked cookie.
  5. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Remove and cool on wire rack. Enjoy!