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Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cookies

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!

And if you’re looking for more Shakeology dessert recipes, check these out.

Pro tip: Questions about baking with Shakeology? Check out this FAQ.

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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.

Course

Dessert

Keyword

Shakeology

Prep Time
12 mins

Cook Time
13 mins

Total Time
25 mins

Servings 10 servings, 1 cookie each
Calories 124 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

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)

Instructions

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.

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 124
Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 70mg3%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
½ Red
½ Blue

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