Honey Orange Cookies

Honey Orange Cookies Recipe
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3 Reviews
These lightly spiced cookies have the sweet flavors of honey and orange.
15 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
36 cookies

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  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. 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. Combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired spreading consistency in bowl; mix until smooth. Spread frosting over cooled cookies.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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

Rating

These cookies are light and delicious and very easy to make

Rating

These are terrific cookies. My family asks for them every Christmas.

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