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Orange Shortbread: Cookie Jar

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Buttery shortbread with loads of orange zest and candied orange peel.
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Zest of orange 2
  Chopped candied orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)
Directions

MAKING:
1. In mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
2. To the mixer now add milk, vanilla & orange zest. Beat until just combined.
3. Turn mixer off and add flour, salt and candied orange peel. Mix again, until just combined.
4. On 2 pieces of plastic wrap, divide the dough into 2 equal pieces and shape into logs (2-3" in diameter).
5. Wrap logs up in the plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
6. Preheat oven to 375 ̊F.
7. Using a sharp, non-serrated knife, slice cookies into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place on parchment-lined baking sheets and bake until edges are golden, about 12-14 minutes.
8. Remove parchment from baking sheet and let cookies cool on rack.

SERVING:
9. Serve with your choice of beverages and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
14 Minutes
Ready In: 
34 Minutes
Surprising super shortbread !!! This video makes a very delicious shortbread cookie with orange. Made with orange zest and the addition of orange peals does wonder to this cookie variety. Melt-in-your-mouth these zesty orange flavor shortbread are absolutely wonderful. Try it and fill your kitchen with its rich aroma.

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