rainbow cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 30 min
  • 175g softened butter
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300g plain flour
  • zest and juice 1 orange
  • 140g icing sugar, sifted
  • sprinkles, to decor
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix the butter, sugars, egg yolks and vanilla with a wooden spoon until creamy, then mix in the flour in 2 batches. Stir in the orange zest. Roll the dough into about 22 walnut-sized balls and sit on baking sheets. Bake for 15 mins until golden, then leave to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the icing sugar with enough orange juice to make a thick, runny icing. Dip each biscuit half into the icing, then straight into the sprinkles. Dry on a wire rack.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
very good