Orange Cookies

Orange Cookies

What Are Orange Cookies?

These Orange Cookies with homemade icing have a light citrus taste and pastel color, making them perfect for spring-themed events, or just because!

You'll only need butter, sugar, and a few other ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Simple Ingredients

Beat together the cream and sugar in a large mixing bowl until they’re light and fluffy.

Cream the Butter

Add the egg yolks and vanilla extract and mix until smooth and creamy.

Add the Yolks

Add the orange juice and the orange zest, and mix again.

Add the Zest

Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt, and add into the wet ingredients until combined.

Add the Dry Ingredients

Roll the dough into balls, place them on a baking sheet, and bake for about 10 minutes.

Shape the Cookies

Stir together the confectioner’s sugar, orange juice, orange zest, and butter (and cream cheese, if desired).

Make the Icing

Spread the icing over the cooled cookies, and let them sit for about 30 minutes so the icing can harden.

Ice the Cookies

Enjoy your delicious orange cookies with a sweet citrus flavor! Yum!


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