Cornmeal Sugar Cookies

4.5
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This is a wonderfully different crispy sugar cookie. This cookie can be made as a cut out or a refrigerator cookie. This cookie is also wonderful when dipped in melted chocolate.

2
2
Servings:
15
Yield:
30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon orange extract

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup granulated sugar for decoration

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. in a medium bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add egg yolks, vanilla, orange extract, and orange zest. Cream well. Sift together the flour, cornmeal, and salt, and stir into the creamed mixture. Refrigerate dough until firm. For refrigerator cookies, roll dough into logs before refrigerating.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. Roll out cookie dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out cookies with a cookie cutter and place on ungreased cookie sheets. For refrigerator cookies, slice logs into 1/4 inch slices. Sprinkle cookies with sugar and ground nutmeg. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Edges should be golden brown. Remove cookies from pan to cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

261 Calories
13g Fat
34g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 261
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 169mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 44mg 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.

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