Orange Cookies

Orange Cookies
Orange Cookies
  • 1/4 cup Butter, unsalted; softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon orange rind; grated
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • few drops food coloring; yellow and red

Icing

  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add orange rind, mix well.

Sift together flour, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture.

Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth.

Divide in half. Wrap separately and chill until firm (about 1 hour).

Shape each half into an 8″ log. Roll logs in coloured sugar to coat. Wrap and chill until hard (about 3 hours or overnight).

Butter and flour Easy-Bake Oven pans.

Unwrap and slice dough into 1/4″ rounds.

Place 2 rounds in each prepared pan.

Bake in Easy-Bake Oven until beginning to brown at edges (about 20 minutes).

Cool pans on wire rack.

Icing:

Mix ocnfectioners sugar and orange juice. When cookies are done, transfer to wire racks.

Brush cookies with icing and let cool.

Makes 72 Cookies


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