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Classic Vanilla-Orange Sugar Cookies

 
One serving costs about $0.39

$0.39 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

24 christmas,vegetarian,lacto ovo vegetarian antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:17%

Spoonacular Score: 17%

 

Classic Vanilla-Orange Sugar Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. This vegetarian recipe serves 24 and costs 39 cents per serving. One serving contains 221 calories, 3g of protein, and 13g of fat. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Christmas. This recipe is liked by 7 foodies and cooks. If you have ap flour, orange zest, vanillan extract, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 18%. This score is rather bad. Try Classic Sugar Cookies, Classic Sugar Cookies, and Classic Sugar Cookies for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
3.25 cups
3.25 cups AP flour
AP flour
5 oz
5 oz dark chocolate
dark chocolate
1 large
1 large egg
egg
1 large
1 large egg yolk
egg yolk
1 cup
1 cup granulated sugar
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp milk
milk
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps orange zest
orange zest
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
1.25 cups
1.25 cups unsalted butter
unsalted butter
2 tsps
2 tsps vanilla extract
vanilla extract
3.25 cups AP flour
3.25 cups
AP flour
5 oz dark chocolate
5 oz
dark chocolate
1 large egg
1 large
egg
1 large egg yolk
1 large
egg yolk
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp milk
1 Tbsp
milk
3 Tbsps orange zest
3 Tbsps
orange zest
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
1.25 cups unsalted butter
1.25 cups
unsalted butter
2 tsps vanilla extract
2 tsps
vanilla extract

Equipment

cookie cutter
cookie cutter
baking sheet
baking sheet
plastic wrap
plastic wrap
stand mixer
stand mixer
oven
oven
broiler
broiler
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
cookie cutter
cookie cutter
baking sheet
baking sheet
plastic wrap
plastic wrap
stand mixer
stand mixer
oven
oven
broiler
broiler
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  2. In bowl of stand mixer, beat sugar and butter on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in egg, egg yolk, orange zest and vanilla until well combined.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture to bowl, mixing until combined.
  4. Turn dough out onto a work surface and divide into three equal pieces. Shape each piece into a flat disk. Wrap each disk tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, until cold, or for up to 3 days.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, placing racks in the upper and lower thirds.
  6. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out one disk of dough to a thickness of inch. Using cookie cutter, cut out shapes and carefully transfer them to 2 prepared cookie sheets, spacing them about 1 inch apart. Reroll scraps as necessary. Repeat process with more dough until both cookie sheets are full.
  7. Bake for 11 15 minutes, switching positions of cookie sheets halfway through, until cookies are set and very lightly browned. Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes, then carefully transfer them to wire racks to cool completely before decorating.
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 with the remaining dough.
  9. Melt chocolate and milk in a double broiler. When cookies are cool, drizzle over the cookies and allow to set.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.39
Ingredient
3.25 cups AP flour
5 ounces dark chocolate
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon milk
3 tablespoons orange zest
1.25 cups unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Price
$0.54
$3.95
$0.27
$0.23
$0.28
$0.02
$0.99
$2.43
$0.60
$9.30

Tips

Health Tips

  • Egg yolks are high in cholesterol, leading some people to recommend eating only egg whites or limiting egg consumption to one egg per day. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
221k Calories
2g Protein
12g Total Fat
24g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
221k
11%

Fat
12g
20%

  Saturated Fat
7g
48%

Carbohydrates
24g
8%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
41mg
14%

Sodium
103mg
5%

Caffeine
4mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
5%

Manganese
0.23mg
12%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.14mg
9%

Iron
1mg
9%

Folate
33µg
8%

Copper
0.13mg
7%

Vitamin A
323IU
6%

Vitamin B2
0.11mg
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Fiber
1g
5%

Phosphorus
46mg
5%

Magnesium
17mg
5%

Zinc
0.37mg
2%

Vitamin E
0.36mg
2%

Potassium
69mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.27µg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.17mg
2%

Calcium
13mg
1%

Vitamin K
1µg
1%

Vitamin C
1mg
1%

Vitamin B12
0.07µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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