Glazed Citrus Doodles

PUBLISHED ON: 05.19.2012

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.)

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