Christmas Orange Rind Cut-Out Cookies

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Fun to have the kids help cut out these cookies!

Servings:
48
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons orange zest

  • cup white sugar

  • cup finely chopped almonds

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 1/4 cups of the sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.

  2. Sift flour and baking powder together. Add flour mix to the butter mixture alternately with the sour cream. Blend very well and add the orange zest. Wrap tightly and chill overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.

  4. Turn chilled dough out on to a floured surface and roll out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes.

  5. Combine the 1/3 cup white sugar and the finely chopped almonds and sprinkle over the tops of the cookies. Place cookies on the prepared baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

107 Calories
6g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 43mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.