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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
- 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.
- Add flour and salt and mix until well combined.
- 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.
- Freeze for 30 minutes or until the dough is firm.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Remove dough from freezer and remove the waxed paper.
- 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.
- 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