Macadamia Nut Orange Cookies

72
Servings
45m
Prep Time
12m
Cook Time
57m
Ready In

Recipe: #32713

June 23, 2019



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Original recipe yields 72 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (36.5 g)
  • Calories 159.9
  • Total Fat - 8.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 88.1 mg
  • Sodium - 53 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 11.3 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 13.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Step 2

Combine flour, powdered sugar, and cornstarch in a large mixing bowl.

Step 3

Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in 2 cups of butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 4

Stir in the 1 cup nuts.

Step 5

Combine egg yolks, 1 tablespoon orange peel, and 4 tablespoons of the orange juice in a small mixing bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring until moistened. If necessary, add just enough of orange juice to moisten.

Step 6

Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until it forms a ball.

Step 7

Arrange balls on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 8

Dip bottom of a fluted glass in granulated sugar, and use it to flatten one ball to 1/4-inch thickness.

Step 9

Repeat for remaining cookies.

Step 10

Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Step 11

Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool.

Step 12

Meanwhile in a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon orange peel and enough of the juice to make sauce of speading consistency.

Step 13

If desired, sprinkle with finely chopped macadamia nuts.

Tips & Variations


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