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.