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Glazed Orange-Almond Cookies

  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 48

Enjoy these nutty cookies flavored with orange - a delicious baked dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
teaspoon almond extract
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup finely chopped slivered almonds

Glaze

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons almond extract
4
to 5 teaspoons water

Topping

1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons grated orange peel

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F (if using dark or nonstick cookie sheet, heat oven to 375°F). In medium bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons orange peel and 1 teaspoon almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in flour, salt and almonds until well blended.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 1 inch apart. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In small bowl, stir all glaze ingredients, adding enough water to make a pouring consistency. In another small bowl, mix topping ingredients. Dip tops of cookies in glaze, then dip in topping. Place cookies in miniature paper baking cups if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Tuck these sparkling cookies into colorful mini cupcake liners and place in a fancy candy box for the perfect hostess gift.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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