Chocolate and orange may sound like an odd combination, but once you bite into these Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cookies, you’ll understand what all the fuss is about.
Chocolate Shakeology is the key — it blends perfectly with ricotta cheese to create a creamy, chocolatey foundation for these cookies.
A tablespoon of orange zest adds a bright, light flavor to each mouthful.
These Shakology cookies are perfect for a party or as a yummy treat after any meal!
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Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cookies
Chocolate Shakeology is the key to these cookies — it blends perfectly with ricotta cheese to create a creamy, chocolatey base.
- Parchment paper
- ½ cup / 50 g almond flour
- 2 scoops Chocolate Whey or Chocolate Plant-Based Vegan Shakeology
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1 cup / 130 g part-skim ricotta cheese
- ¼ cup / 60 ml unsweetened almond milk (or unsweetened oat milk)
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 3 Tbsp. semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tsp. coconut oil
- 1 Tbsp. finely grated orange peel (orange zest)
Preheat oven to 350° F (180 °C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
Add almond flour, Shakeology, and baking powder to a small mixing bowl. Stir until mixed; set aside.
Add ricotta, almond milk, egg, and extract to a medium mixing bowl; stir until combined.
Add dry mixture to wet mixture; stir until combined.
Shape into 10 equal balls, approximately 2 Tbsp. each; arrange on prepared sheet. Gently flatten each ball by pressing with the back of a spoon.
Bake for 12 minutes. Set aside on baking sheet for 1 minute; transfer to a cooling rack.
While cookies are still hot, melt chocolate chips and oil in a small microwave-safe bowl for 30 seconds; stir. Repeat, until chocolate is melted.
Drizzle chocolate evenly onto cookies. Sprinkle with orange peel.
Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to four days or freeze for up to 1 month.
Gluten-Free (GF), Vegetarian (VG)
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.*
*Total Sugars 3 g, Added Sugars 3 g
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