Dreamsicle Meltaway Cookies

Dreamsicle Meltaway Cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, plus more for dusting
  • zest of one orange
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer beat butter on medium speed until pale yellow. Add powdered sugar, juice, zest and vanilla one at a time mixing well after each addition.
  2. Add flour and salt and mix until well combined.
  3. Divide dough in half and place one half on a large rectangle of waxed paper. Shape dough into a log. Roll the waxed paper around the dough and twist the ends up like a tootsie roll.
  4. Freeze for 30 minutes or until the dough is firm.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Remove dough from freezer and remove the waxed paper.
  7. Place dough on a cutting board and using a sharp knife cut log into 1/4 inch slices. Arrange slices on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake 10-12 minutes.
  8. Transfer cookies to a wire rack. While cookies are still warm lightly dust with powdered sugar using a small sieve.

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of wold630 on instructables.com / CC BY-NC-SA

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