Russian Food and Drink Ideas
Easy orange butter cookies with intense orange flavour. You can add raisins, walnuts, cinnamon, or ginger to your liking.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- 1 cup butter
- 3-5 drops of bottled orange extract
- 2 oranges, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- 3 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 4 tbsp orange juice
Blend the butter with sugar to make a smooth cream. Add orange juice, eggs, chopped oranges and orange peel. Mix thoroughly with baking powder and flour. Keep in fridge until the mixture gets stiff.
Divide the dough into cookies and place them in a buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with sugar and garnish with dry fruits if desired.
Bake the cookies at 250 F for 20 min.
These cookies can be stored in a airtight container for several days.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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