Orange Dreamsicle Cookies
Author: Nikki
If you love orange dreamsicles, you will LOVE these cookies! They are soft and chewy and the cream frosting is divine!
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2¼ cups flour
Cream Frosting
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon orange extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl cream butter and sugar together. Add egg and beat in well. Add orange zest, orange extract and vanilla and mix until well blended. Add salt, baking powder and flour and mix until well combined.
  3. Roll cookies into 1 inch balls and place on greased cooking sheet. Space balls about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-9 minutes or until lightly golden on edges of cookies.
Cream Frosting
  1. Combine powdered sugar, whipping cream, salt and orange extract in a medium bowl and beat until smooth and creamy.
  2. Spread frosting over the top of cooled cookies.
  3. If you would like, garnish cookies with orange zest.
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