Orange Slice Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 110 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2010

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • paste food colouring
  • 1/3 cup pine nut
Icing:
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice

Method

In large bowl, beat butter, icing sugar and granulated sugar until fluffy; beat in egg, orange rind and vanilla.

In separate bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into butter mixture in 3 additions. Tint with food colouring to desired shade. Divide in half; shape into discs. Wrap each and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Dust each disc with flour. Between waxed paper, roll out each to scant 1/4-inch (5 mm) thickness. Using 2-1/2-inch (6 cm) round fluted cutter, cut out shapes, rerolling scraps.

Cut cookies in half; press 3 pine nuts into each to resemble orange seeds. Arrange, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Freeze until firm, about 15 minutes.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until lightly browned on bottoms and edges, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to racks; let cool completely.

Icing: In small bowl, combine icing sugar with orange juice, adding up to 2 tsp (10 mL) water to thin if necessary. Using paper cone (or plastic bag with 1 corner snipped off), pipe icing into thin lines to resemble citrus segments on each cookie. Let dry.

Nutritional facts Pper cookie: about

  • Sodium 12 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 33.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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