Orange Cardamom Cookies

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Gail Herbest

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@Gaillee

I found this recipe some time ago and just got around to making it today. These cookies are really good, would be perfect with a cup of English tea. I changed it just a bit by adding more vanilla. The original recipe also said to flatten which I did and press with a fork ( like peanut butter cookies which I did not do) I also added the icing to mine. If you like Cardamom you will love these!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 3 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    plus one tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    cardamon, ground
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    orange rind, or rind from 1/2 orange
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 2 c
    flour sifted
  • 1 tsp
    crea of tartar
  • ·
    pinch of salt

How to Make Orange Cardamom Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat butter in a medium bowl until light and fluffy.
    add cardamom, soda, and pinch of salt and mix well.
  2. gradually add the vanilla, orange rind and brown sugar.
    beat until smooth
  3. Add egg and beat until well combined.
    fold in combined sifted flour and cream of tartar. Mix to form a soft dough
  4. Roll mixture into a walnut sized balls and place on a greased cookie sheet, lightly flatten each ball
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes cool on a wire rack
  6. You can leave these plain or dust with powdered sugar. I frosted mine with 1 cup of powdered sugar that I mixed 1 tablespoon of Chai flavored sugar and just enough cream to make icing consistency.

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About Orange Cardamom Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #orange, #cookie, #cardamom




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