The Inn at Jackson's Orange Snowball Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Lennie

Just found this recipe and, while I haven't tried it, just had to post it for all the Zaar orange lovers!

Top Review by Larawithoutau

Made these for my sister's "tea themed" brunch baby shower last November & they were sooo good! Very simple & addictive! Thanks for the post!<br/>Update: 12/1/13: we make these annually, since they're just that good. We've never had an issue with the orange sugar not adhering to the cookies warm out if the oven...today we did. I modified an orange glazed cookie recipe to make this work by simply adding a small amount of orange juice to the orange zest sugar...perfection. I used a small spoon to place the glaze atop as that seemed to go more quiclkly than dipping them individually. Let them dry for a bit & we store ours in the freezer. We actually liked the glaze even better than the orange sugar! Great cookie!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat the butter in a large mixing bowl for 30 seconds; add the icing sugar and beat until combined, scraping the sides of the bowl occasionally.
  2. Beat in the orange juice until combined.
  3. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.
  4. With a wooden spoon, stir in 1 tbsp of the orange peel, plus the remaining flour.
  5. Shape the dough into 1-1/4-inch balls.
  6. Roll each one in granulated sugar.
  7. Place the balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake in a preheated 325°F oven for 15 minutes, or until the bottoms are lightly browned.
  9. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, blend together the 3/4 cup of granulated sugar and the remaining 2 tsp orange peel.
  11. Roll the warm, baked cookies in this mixture.
  12. Cool on wire racks.

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