It's a nice day to bake something fresh and sunshiny--like a batch of Orange Poppy Seed Cookies perhaps? Part tangy, part sweet, each cookie tastes like a bite of sunshine. This recipe is adapted from Simply Recipes. Instead of orange zest, I used orange extract instead.
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Orange Poppy Seed Cookies
- 2/3 cup of sugar
- 1/2 cup of butter, room temperature
- 1 egg, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon orange extract
- 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 Beat together butter and sugar until well blended.
2 Add the egg and the orange extract. Beat for thirty seconds and mix well.art way through to ensure even mixing.
3 In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly sift it into the butter mixture until combined. Add the poppy seeds.
4 Place heaping teaspoonfuls on a baking sheet.
5 Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes or until just turning golden around the edges. Remove from oven.
Yield: 3 1/2 dozen cookies.