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Orange Pecan Cookies: Cookie Jar

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If you love the flavor of orange, you'll love these zesty & delicious cookies!
Ingredients
Main ingredients:
  Our 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Zest of orange 1
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
Frosting:
  Softened butter 2 Tablespoon
  Zest of orange 2
  Orange juice 4 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt and set aside.
3. In a mixer or in a large bowl with a spatula cream 1/2 cup butter and brown sugar. Then add eggs, vanilla, zest of 1 orange and sour cream.
3. Stir in dry ingredients, blending well and add pecans.

MAKING:
4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes.

Meanwhile make frosting:
5. In a bowl combine 2 tablespoons butter, zest of 2 oranges, orange juice and powdered sugar, mixing well until of spreading consistency.
6. Remove cookies from oven. While still warm, place 1/4 teaspoon frosting on each cookie.
7. As frosting melts. Use spoon to frost the tops of the cookies.

SERVING:
8. Serve with your favorite beverages and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Cookies lovers flavor loaded treat !!!! Watch this video to prepare a crunchy cookies with pecans and a zest of orange. Very easy to prepare and extremely delicious, these cookies are topped with a fluffy frosting. They are a must in your cookie jar during the holiday season. Serve them with a cup of piping hot coffee and get the zesty taste to make your taste bud tickle.

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