Yes, these are indeed delicious, melt in mouth , soft tangy mouth watering cookies. I am running out of adjectives to describe the taste and feel of these delectable cookies. You cannot really stop eating them after single bite

These cookies got over immediately once I served it and believe me , my family asked for more. Do try and let me know how you found it’s taste

Preparation time: 10 mins Baking time: 13 mins Total time: 23 mins

Servings : 6


  • 200 g All Purpose Flour
  • 85 g caster Sugar
  • Zest of 2 big oranges
  • 125g soft unsalted Butter
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 drop orange food colour optional
  • 1 tbsp blanched Almonds chopped optional

Steps to prepare

  • Sieve flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Keep it aside
  • Blend butter in a bowl for 1 min
  • Add sugar and blend for 4-5 minutes on moderate speed
  • Add egg yolks and blend for 2 minutes
  • Add orange zest and mix well
  • Add food colouring, this is optional. I added it to give beautiful orange colour to cookies. Mix well
  • Add dry ingredients. Using spatula, mix well
  • Dust surface with flour. Transfer contents on surface
  • Knead into soft dough. Cover dough with cling wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Divide dough into small portions. Shape into balls and slightly flatten it. Place them on prepared baking tray leaving gap between the cookies
  • Add chopped almonds on top for additional taste. This is optional
  • Bake for 11-14 minutes in preheated oven at 170 deg cel until edges are light brown. Do not over bake
  • Cool in the tray for 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack completely
  • Store in airtight container and serve these melt in mouth, soft delicious tangy cookies as required
Delish Orange Cookies
Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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