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Italian Style Blood Orange Cookie

 
Italian Style Blood Orange Cookie
Italian Style Blood Orange Cookie

Ingredients: (yields approx. 48 cookies)

  • 3 cups unbleached organic flour
  • 2 cups granulated cane sugar
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 2 oranges, peel finely grated
  • 1 cup Blood Orange fused Olive Oil
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature), whisked
  • 2 T freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Using a mixer, blend the sugar, Blood Orange oil, orange juice and eggs.  Beat on medium speed until thick and creamy, about 3 minutes
  • In a seperate bowl, whisk together the flour and remaining dry ingredients
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three additions beating in between additions until no dry spots remain
  • Pipe the cookie dough using a pastry bag fitted with a star shaped pastry, portioning approximately two teaspoons of dough per cookie, onto a parchment lined cookie sheet pan. 
  • no pastry bag?  use two spoons to drop batter onto the cookie sheet
  • bake in the center of the oven for 10 minutes
  • Increase the heat to 425F and bake for an additional 2 minutes to aid in creating a golden brown exterior.
  • Remove the cookies to a rack to cool.  When fully cooled, dust with powdered sugar.

recipe shared from Rachel Bradley-Gomez