Orange Brown Sugar Cookies

Orange Brown Sugar Cookies

This recipe puts a citrus flavored, brown sugar-sweetened twist on the standard sugar cookie.


about 3 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup firmly packed Domino® Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange rind, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.

Beat brown sugar and butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add orange rind, egg and vanilla; beat until creamy. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to sugar mixture.

On well-floured surface, roll out 1/2 dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into shapes with floured cookie cutters. Place on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

For drop cookies, add 3 tablespoons milk, alternately with dry ingredients. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.