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Orange and Anise Olive Oil Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 15 min
Inactive Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
Servings: 48 Cookies
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp ground anise
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup Filippo Berio Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp finely grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Orange Icing Sugar Glaze:
  • 2 cups sifted icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp Filippo Berio Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Topping:
  • 1/4 cup coarse sugar
  • 2 tbsp finely grated orange zest
      • Stir together flour, anise, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. In separate bowl, stir sugar with olive oil. Stir in eggs, one at a time, incorporating well after each addition. Stir in milk, orange zest and vanilla until blended; stir in flour mixture until combined. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.
      • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Roll scant tablespoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
      • Bake in center of oven for 14 to 16 minutes or until bottoms and edges are pale golden and tops are set. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheets; transfer to racks and let cool completely.
      • Orange Icing Sugar Glaze: Stir together icing sugar, orange juice and olive oil until smooth. Dip tops of cookies into glaze, letting excess drip off; place on rack.

      Topping: Toss sugar with orange zest; sprinkle over cookies while glaze is still wet. Let stand for 30 minutes or until set.

       

      Tip: For a decorative finish, use colored sugar if desired.

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    Categories

    Appetizers & Snacks

    Ingredient: Eggs

    Cooking Method: Bake

    World Cuisine: French

    Product: Organic

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    How To Glaze Cookies

    With Filippo Berio Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, it’s easy to get bakery-like results in your own kitchen. Here’s a cookie glaze recipe that you can mix up in minutes.

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