Orange "Zookies"

1
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 :)

(Hungry for more? Check out my blog, schnoodlesoup.com, for recipes, humor and a ridiculously cute dog!)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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)

How to Make Orange "Zookies"

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).

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About Orange "Zookies"

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




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