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Orange Slice Cookie Recipe

Orange Slice Cookie Recipe
24 Servings


2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
Orange food coloring (optional)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel zest
2 teaspoons orange extract

1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon milk
12 Brach's Mandarin Orange Slices


Mix flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt in medium bowl. Setaside. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer onmedium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, orange peel, extract and foodcoloring, if using; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speeduntil well mixed. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a log about 9inches long and 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate 1 houror until firm. Preheat oven 350°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch thick slices. Placeon ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly brownedaround edges. Cool on baking sheets 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks; coolcompletely. While cookies are cooling, cut Brach's Mandarin Orange Slices inhalf to make two flat candy pieces. Drizzle Glaze over cooled cookies. While glazeis still wet, press 1/2 of a Brach's Mandarin Orange Slice onto the top of eachcookie. Allow to cool completely prior to serving.

Mix 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, and 1 tablespoon eachorange juice and milk in small bowl until smooth.

Source: Love from the Oven
Anna in Sweden

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