This recipe came from the back of a flour bag.
I love anything citrus flavored and after trying out these yummy cookies with a lemon glaze from Katie at Sluiter Nation.
I figured, why not give the orange glaze ones a try.
The citrus flavor is so light and summery to me – perfect for these hot, humid days we’ve been having.
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons orange extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 350°.
Beat butter and sugar, in a large bowl, with an electric mixer on high speed until creamy.
Add egg and orange extract, mixing well.
Gradually add the flour, mixing well.
Roll the dough into 1-inch balls .
Place 2-inches apart on a greased baking sheet.
Dip a flat-bottomed glass into sugar and flatten balls.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until the edges of the cookies are lightly browned.
Cool cookies completely before adding frosting.
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 teaspoon orange extract
1-2 tablespoons milk
Mix all ingredients well until spreading consistency. Spread on cookies. Let dry.