Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, powdered sugar, and corn starch.
  2. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in nuts.
  4. Combine yolks,1 tbsp orange peel, and 4 tablespoons of the orange juice; add to flourmixture stirring until moistened.
  5. If necessary, add remaining orange juice to moisten.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough until it forms a ball.
  7. Shape dough into 1-1/4-inch balls.
  8. Arrange balls on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness by pressing with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
  9. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  10. Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool completely.
  11. Orange Frosting: In a bowl stir together powdered sugar, butter, orange peel, orange juice to make icing spreading consistency.
  12. Frost with Orange Frosting.
  13. Garnish with additional finely shredded orange peel if desired.

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