Desserts, Vegetarian

Chocolate Orange Sandwich Cookies

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi 8-in-1 Flip Mini Oven SP101
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total time: 42 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 8 people

Chocolate Orange Sandwich Cookies

Deliciously buttery rich chocolate cookies with an orange buttercream filling. This is a spooky recipe that will be loved by any chocolate orange fan. This recipe makes around 6-8 cookies.

Allergies

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk, Dairy

Ingredients

For the cookies

  • 150g unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 80g white sugar
  • 120g light brown sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 30g cocoa powder

For the orange buttercream

  • 50g unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp orange essence
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 10-12 orange food colouring gel

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Method

  • Step 1

    Using the bowl of your Ninja Kitchen System and the plastic blade, add the unsalted butter and the white and light brown sugar. Select low for approximately 30-45 seconds to cream both ingredients together.

  • Step 2

    Add the egg yolks, flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder and select low again for 45 seconds to combine all of the ingredients together and form a thick cookie dough.

  • Step 3

    Place the cookie dough in the fridge for 1-2 hours. Using and ice-cream scoop, scoop the dough into even sized balls.

  • Step 4

    Set your Ninja Mini Flip oven to bake at 170C degrees and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and place the cookie balls on the tray with gap in between each cookie.

  • Step 5

    Place in the oven and bake for approximately 12 minutes. Leave the cookies aside to cool.

  • Step 6

    Prepare the butter cream by placing the butter in a mixing bowl and whisk using an electric mixer, whisk for approximately 8 minutes (you will notice the butter becoming lighter in colour).

  • Step 7

    Add half of the sugar and whisk until fully combined, then add the remaining sugar along with milk, orange essence and orange food colouring and mix again until the buttercream is orange.

  • Step 8

    Transfer the orange buttercream into a piping bag with a wide nozzle, and pipe the filling one of the cookies and top with another cookie – repeat process. Decorate with edible eyes (optional).

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