Honey Orange Cookies Recipe

Honey Orange Cookies

These lightly spiced cookies have the sweet flavors of honey and orange.

15 min. prep time
36 cookies
353 Ratings



2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


2 cups powdered sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice


Heat oven to 350°F. 

Combine butter, brown sugar and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add honey and egg; continue beating until well mixed, scraping bowl if necessary. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges start to brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired spreading consistency in bowl; mix until smooth. Spread frosting over cooled cookies.

Recipe Tip

Honey keeps these cookies soft and chewy, making them ideal for the cookie jar.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 100

Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 65mg

Carbohydrates: 17g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #14311©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

A big hit for Christmas 2014 but added a bit more cinnamon. The kids loved them.
These cookies are light and delicious
and very easy to make
These are terrific cookies. My family asks for them every Christmas.

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