Fresh Orange Cookies With Orange Glaze

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by RunninLion

This recipe comes courtesy of one of my co-workers who made them for our holiday cookie exchange. I fell in love with them and had to have the recipe. The secret is only using fresh orange rind and juice!

Top Review by zavackjn

Excellent cookie recipe. Very moist and favorful.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and sour cream until smooth.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time then add orange zest.
  4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir into sugar-sour cream mixture, alternating with orange juice.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets or in madeleine-style pans.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes before moving to wire cooling rack.
  7. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, sugar and orange zest. Mix in orange juice, 1 Tbs. at a time until desired consistency is reached. Spread over cooled cookies.

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