Italian Cookies Recipe


orange juice cookies recipe

A delicious recipe from Italy.

If you love Italian cookies, try this fantastic recipe!!

orange juice cookies recipe



Makes about 3 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, room temp.
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. orange juice
  • Powdered sugar for rolling cookies



Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease one or two cookie sheets.

Beat butter with sugar in a large bowl until fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Beat in vanilla.

In a separate bowl, stir flour with baking powder.

Beat in flour mixture, alternating with orange juice in two additions, until a soft, but sticky, dough forms.

Sprinkle powdered sugar in a shallow dish.

Take about 1 Tablespoon of the dough and roll it in the sugar until it forms a ball and is well coated.

Place it on prepared cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Repeat, spacing cookies about 2 inches apart.

Bake in center of oven for about 15 mins. or until cookies are light brown on the bottom.

Cool on a rack and store in an airtight container for up to 4 days.








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