Orange "Zookies"

Lindsay V

By
@SchnoodleSoup

These zesty little cookies (hence the name) are perfect for dessert or an after school snack. After they've cooled, place vanilla ice cream in between two and make a sandwich. I won't tell :)

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Serves:

36

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
pinch of salt
1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar (packed)
1
egg
1/2 tsp
pure orange extract
1 tsp
vanilla
zest of 2 medium oranges (~ 1 tbsp)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Sift flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
3
Cream butter and sugars in the stand of an electric mixer or beat by hand. Once creamy, beat in egg and extracts.
4
Working in batches, add the flour mixture to wet mixture, scraping down sides of bowl if needed. Once all the flour has been fully incorporated, fold in orange zest.
5
Bake for 10 minutes until cookies are just barely done (they are best slightly underbaked).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Desserts, Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #orange