orange cookies with orange glaze

Orange Cookie Recipe

These delicious glazed orange cookie is a melt in mouth sugar cookie that is full of orange goodness.
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword glazed orange cookie, orange cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 161kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp soda
  • 3/4 cups butter salted
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 Tbsp grated orange zest divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 -3 Tbsp orange juice


  • Beat butter in a bowl with sugar and 1 Tbsp zest until nice and fluffy.  Add in eggs and extract.
  • Add in the flour and baking soda and beat until just combined.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and scoop cookies  onto baking sheet.
  • Preheat oven to 350 and bake cookies for 15-17 minutes.  Cool on rack
  • Mix together powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp zest and enough juice to make glaze the right consistency to spread.
  • Spread on cookies.  Allow cookies to set up


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.5mg