Easy orange buttter cookies

Easy recipe for orange butter cookies with no eggs added. Very aromatic with a distinct orange scent. Perfect with a cup of hot tea during cold months.

Instead if you are looking for a cookie that is on a softer side try my Soft lemon and ginger cookies.

Orange butter cookies
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Category: sweets and desserts

Cuisine: vegetarian, egg free

Author: B S

Servings:  about 12 - 16 cookies

Orange butter cookies

Easy orange butter cookies.


  • 128 g all-purpose flour
  • 100 g soft butter
  • 32 g powdered sugar
  • 1 orange (only the zest)
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • Read instructions below.


1 hour waiting time.

Instructions: Orange flavored cookies

In a bowl beat butter, sugar and salt until it becomes light and fluffy.

Add sifted flour, orange zest and spices and whisk.

Place the dough on a sheet of plastic wrap and helping yourself with the wrap, create a roll with diameter about 3 – 4 cm. Wrap it tightly and place in the freezer for about 1 hour.

Take the dough from the freezer, remove the wrap and with a sharp knife cut the dough into 1 cm wide cookies.

Place them on the baking tray covered with baking paper. Bake in a preheated static oven at 180 °C for 12 – 15 minutes.

lot of love. B.

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