Orange Zest Cookies
Delightful cookies with a simple recipe of butter cookies and a twist of zesty flavor!
1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened ⅔ cup sugar 3 egg yolks 2½ cups flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or almond extract
Orange zest and sugar for coating
Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Mix together the butter and sugar, then add egg yolks.
Mix in the flour and vanilla or almond extract, preferably working the dough with your hands. Form dough into teaspoon-sized balls. Place them 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Roll over some fresh orange zest with sugar, then bake them.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden. Cool on bakingsheet for 5 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.