Orange Butter Cookies

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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, orange extract and orange rind until fluffy.
  • Stir in the flour to make a make a soft dough.
  • Turn out onto a floured surface; roll into a 1 1/2-inch diameter roll. (stated as printed in recipe). Note: I think it should mean a 10 x 8-inch rectangle and when rolled it will equal about 1 1/2-inch diameter roll.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate until firm -- about 2 hours.
  • Cut log into 1/4-inch slices and place on parchment lined or greased rimless baking sheets.
  • Brush with beaten egg; sprinkle with sugar.
  • If using a convection oven, preheat to 275 degrees. Bake on top, middle and bottom racks. Bake about 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • If using a conventional oven, preheat to 300 degrees.
  • Bake on top and bottom thirds of oven; switching and rotating pans halfway through. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.
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