Saturday, May 7, 2011

Orange Sugar Cookies

This simple and wonderfully citrus infused cookie recipe comes from Chow and Chatter.

  • 3 1/2 oz of butter softened
  • 3 oz of sugar 
  • one egg separated
  • 7 oz of plain flour
  • rind of one orange
  • 2-3 tablespoon of orange juice
  • about 1/2 a cup of icing sugar and a little water to mix to a paste
  • sprinkles to decorate 


  1. cream the butter and sugar and slowly add egg yolk
  2. add the flour, orange rind and orange juice forming a soft dough
  3. roll out the mixture  and cut about 15 small rounds with a cookie cutter I used a cup :-)
  4. place on baking paper, prick with a fork 
  5. paste a little whisked egg white onto the cookies and sugar 
  6. bake at 400 for 12- 15 minutes

when cool drizzle with icing and add sprinkles 

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