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August 4, 2017

Simple Orange Cookies !!

This is a simple orange cookie recipe made using the fresh orange zest.  

Ingredients :

  1. All purpose flour - 2 cups
  2. Baking soda - 1 tsp
  3. Salt - 1/4 tsp
  4. Unsalted butter, softened - 1 cup
  5. Sugar - 1 cup
  6. Grated orange peel - 4 tbsp
  7. Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  8. Nut (of your choice), optional - 1/4 cup

Method :

1.  Preheat the oven at 180 C and line up the cookie tray with parchment paper.

2.  Cream together butter and sugar.  Add in the orange peel and vanilla extract, beat well.

3.  Sieve together flour, baking soda and salt.

4.  Mix in the flour mixture into the creamed butter mixture along with the chopped nut (optional) to form a dough.  If the dough is not stiff, refrigerate them for an hour.  

5.  Roll the dough and using the cookie cutter, cut them in the desired shape.  Arrange them in the prepared baking sheet and bake them for 10 mins or until the edges are browned lightly.  Cool them completely before storing them in an air tight container.

Enjoy baking:)

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