Orange Glazed Shortbread Cookies-
These delightful cookies have a vibrant, bright citrus flavor that will be a splash of sunshine during a long winter. The glaze makes for a slightly messy, finger-liking cookie eating experience that you will savor and crave. Bake up a batch of these delightful cookies today!
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon orange zest
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoon orange juice
1 1/2 tablespoon butter, melted
1. To make the shortbread, cream the butter and powdered sugar together until smooth. Add the flour, salt and orange zest and mix till the dough forms a ball. Cover the dough and refrigerate for 2 hours.
2. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. Roll the dough out to 1/4″ in thickness and cut out 1 1/2″ circles using a cookie cutter. Place on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.
3. Bake for 7- 9 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
4. To make the glaze- mix the powder sugar, melted butter and orange juice together. Once the cookies have cooled, spoon the glaze on top of cookies.
The Orange Glazed Shortbread cookie from our Jackson Hole Bed and Breakfast Recipe Book is sure to please and satisfy.
This recipe was adapted from the Angel Whispers Cookie Recipe on Allrecipes.com.