STREAMING NOW: Siba's Table

Glazed Orange Ginger Cookies

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“From the local paper. Posting for safe keeping.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
6 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In a second large bowl, beat shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until smooth.
  4. Use a fine grated to remove zest from the oranges, add zest and candied ginger to creamed mixture and beat inches.
  5. Juice the oranges to get about 1 cup orange juice, then add it and the buttermilk.
  6. Mix. The dough may curdle a bit. Add the dry ingredients 2 cups at a time, mixing well between additions.
  7. Bake in batches, drop the cookies in 1 t mounds on the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between the cookies.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.
  9. Let the cookies cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer them to a rack to cool completely.
  10. To prepare the glaze, in a small bowl whisk together powdered sugar and orange juice. Use a spoon to drizzle the glaze over the cooled cookies, or use a pastry brush to brush it on. Let the glaze dry before storing cookies.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: