Orange Marmalade Cookies

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Jul. 09, 2015

These cookies are a lovely combination of sweet and citrus. They make wonderful Christmas cookies if you are making your list, but why wait! They celebrate the end of summer, too!

Ingredients

All purpose flour
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 stick)
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Eggs 2 , beaten
Orange marmalade 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For icing
Freshly squeezed orange juice 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Grated orange zest 2 Teaspoon
Grated lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon , softened
Confectioners' sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Kosher salt 1/8 Teaspoon

Directions

Getting Ready

Preheat oven to 300ºF.

Making

Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt into a bowl and set aside.

Place the butter in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat on low speed. Add the sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and mix well.

Add the reserved dry ingredients and marmalade. Mix thoroughly.

Drop the cookie dough onto a greased cookie sheet using a teaspoon.

Bake for 20 minutes or until light brown.

For the Icing

Combine zests and juices in a bowl. Set aside. 

In another bowl beat butter on low speed adding 1 cup of confectioners' sugar and blend thoroughly. 

Add the remaining 2 cups sugar, salt and citrus juice mixture. 

Blend until smooth.

When cookies are completely cooled, ice the cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 36

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 159Calories from Fat 35

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 62 mg2.58%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 21 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet