Yummy Sugar Cookie Recipe

Last Christmas, I found this recipe in the Food Network magazine.  I loved the hint of orange in these cookies and the ease of the recipe.

Stars of the recipe:

  • 2 sticks of unsalted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 2 and 1/4 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Steps:

  1. Beat butter, granulated sugar, and confectioners’ sugar until fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg yolks, vanilla and orange zest.
  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl and then add it to butter mixture.  Stir until well incorporated.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Roll tablespoons into balls and flatten; sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

This recipe is linked up to Colleen’s Kitchen Recipe Swap.

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