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Cinnamon Orange Squares

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 36

Cinnamon and orange come together in these cookies - a great Christmas dessert. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons grated orange peel
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon granulated sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix flour, orange peel, 3/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon, the nutmeg, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture until blended.
  • 2
    Divide dough in half; flatten into rounds. Between 2 sheets of waxed paper, roll each round to 1/4-inch thickness. Place dough on cookie sheet; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. Remove top sheet of waxed paper from dough; cut dough into 2-inch squares (reroll scraps once). On cookie sheets, place squares 1 inch apart.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle over cookies.
  • 5
    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Store cooled cookies tightly covered at room temperature.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
0%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
0%
Sodium
55mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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