Honey Orange Cookies
Honey Orange Cookies Recipe

Honey Orange Cookies

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

The Story Behind the Recipe
36
cookies
15 min
PREP TIME
40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup honey

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

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

Frosting

2 cups powdered sugar

3 to 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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

Nutrition

100Calories
3.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
17Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  October 20, 2017

I made this recipe years ago and my granddaughter loves them. I don't frost them. Sent some home with a friend's nephew and before he left the driveway he was eating one. He called out, "send the recipe." I am doing that now! The honey keeps the cookies moist. Freezes well.

— says Dona
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  December 30, 2014

A big hit for Christmas 2014 but added a bit more cinnamon. The kids loved them.

— says Donald
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