Skip to main content
20Total Time
10Prep Time
10Bake Time

Christmas Orange Cookies

1 Reviews

  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Ready in just 20 mins these deliciously soft & chewy Christmas orange cookies are so easy to make and a great gifting idea! Try the recipe!

20Total Time
10Prep Time
10Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5) and line 2 large baking trays with baking parchment.

  2. Step 2:

    Cream together the butter and sugar until combined. Stir in the egg, orange extract and cinnamon and mix well.

  3. Step 3:

    Add the flour, salt, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and mix until well combined, the dough will be quite stiff.

  4. Step 4:

    Add the candied peel and mash together until evenly distributed.

  5. Step 5:

    Divide the mixture into 8 - 10 balls and place on a baking tray leaving about 8cm between each one.

  6. Step 6:

    Bake in the oven for 10-12 mins. Remove from the oven and leave to cool and firm up before transferring onto a cooling wire to cool completely.


    • 200g Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 0.5 tsp Orange extract
    • 1 Egg(s) (free range) (medium)
    • 110g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 195g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 0.5 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
    • 0.5 tsp Baking powder
    • 0.5 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
    • 150g Candied peel


  • Baking tray

Nutritional Information

per 76g
  • 353cal Energy
  • 12g Fat
  • 7.5g of which Saturates
  • 56g Carbohydrates
  • 34g of which Sugars
  • 3.4g Protein
  • 0.45g Salt

Great recipes and more at

Exclusive gifts and kits to take your baking to the next level Competitions and baker of the month prizes More than 1,000 recipes to try.