Glazed Citrus Doodles

This is how you hit my sweet spot….Buttery cookies with citrus.

Fresh from the oven

Right to my plate
Glazed Citrus Doodles
Makes 36
Recipe from Everyday Food
2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and level)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon fine salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons grated orange zest, plus 3 tablespoons juice (from 2 oranges)
4 teaspoons lemon zest, plus 3 tablespoons juice (from 2 lemons)
2 large eggs
2-1/2 cups confectioners sugar
1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, with racks in upper and lower thirds.  Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.  In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon orange zest, and 2 teaspoons lemon zest on medium-high until pale and fluffy, 3 minutes, scraping down bowl as needed.  beat in eggs, one at a time.  Add flour mixture: beat to combine.
2.  Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place, 2 inches apart, on parchment-lined baking sheets.  Bake until edges are lightly golden, 12 to 15 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through.  Let cool on sheets on wire racks 5 minutes, then transfer cookies to racks and let cool completely.
3.  Whisk together 1 tablespoon orange zest, 2 teaspoons lemon zest, citrus juices, and confectioners sugar until smooth.  With a small spoon, spread glaze over each cookie.  Let set 1 hour.  (store in airtight containers, up to 3 days.)

34 thoughts on “Glazed Citrus Doodles

  1. Hi Velva, thanks a bunch for stopping by,Wow!these looks perfect…wish I could just grab a the orange zest on the glaze…bookmarked! Happy to follow u.


  2. Wow, Velva! I love these citrus yummy little cookies. You and my daughter must have the same recipe because she made the same ones a couple weeks ago!Thank you for your kind comment on my blog:D


  3. My best cookie memory was when this lady I worked with brought lemon sugar cookies to work. Love these because you are not shy about citrus flavor! Will make and enjoy asap!


  4. When I was in Italy – I had these thin crispy citrus cookies that I have not been able to replicate. This look like a very good possibility! You know I'll be making them this week – love an orange cookies!


  5. i don't know that i could ever permanently exchange my beloved snickerdoodles for a citrus-y version, but these are good to mix it up every now and again. 🙂


  6. Thanks for your kind comments, Velva! I truly am fortunate in the life I've had. We're heading up to Portland for the Rose Festival next month, so it will be fun to see what we discover.I loved your post on Chicago!


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