Easy orange buttter cookies

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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

Easy orange butter cookies.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course sweets and desserts
Cuisine egg-free, vegetarian
Servings 12 cookies (about)
Calories 123 kcal


  • 128 g all-purpose flour
  • 100 g soft butter
  • 32 g powdered sugar
  • 1 orange only the zest
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg


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.


1 hour waiting time.
The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 12cookiesCalories: 123kcal
Keyword butter cookies, Christmas cookies, easy cookies, orange, pastry, simple cookies
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