Fresh Orange Cookies With Orange Glaze

Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 20 mins

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!

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.


Most Helpful

Excellent cookie recipe. Very moist and favorful.

zavackjn January 21, 2012

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