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orange-kist cookies

Recipe by
Joey Wolf
Burlington, IA

These have become a favorite Christmas cookie here, rolled in red/green and white sprinkles. They are also good for Halloween, rolled in orange and black sprinkles. They are a soft sugar cookie, not good for mailing; but great for eating!

yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange-kist cookies

  • 1 c
    softened butter
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    zest of one orange
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 bottle
    sprinkles or colored sugar for rolling cookie in

How To Make orange-kist cookies

  • 1
    Cream butter and sugar together
  • 2
    ADD; 1 egg and vanilla extract, zest of large orange. Beat until well combined.
  • 3
    Sift together the dry ingredients. Add them slowly to the wet ingredients.
  • 4
    Roll dough into 1.5 inch balls. Roll balls of dough in the sprinkles or colored sugar.
  • 5
    Bake at 350* for 10-12 minutes. Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing. Remove to rack.

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