Orange Peel Cookies

Orange Peel Cookies
The sugared orange peels utilized to give the aroma and sweet taste of these delicious cookies.
Cookies crumbled, slightly crunchy outside, and with the presence of orange combined with dark chocolate.
Try them!
work: 30′ time: 4h:00′ easy:

Orange Peel Cookies

Ingredients (∼14 large cookies)

  • 200 gr (7.1 oz) softened butter
  • 100 gr (3.5 oz) icing sugar
  • 250 gr (8.8 oz) flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 120 gr (4.2 oz) sugared orange peels
  • 1 orange, zest
  • 1-2 tbsp orange juice
Invest with a transparent membrane an oblong cake form.
Cut the sugared orange peels into small pieces.
Beat the softened butter with the icing sugar until it becomes a creamy mixture.
Add the flour, salt…
…zest, juice and finally sweetened orange peel.
Mix well with a spatula. The dough is quite tacky.
Pour the mixture into the coated form and with the help of the membrane push well to be laid across the surface of the base.
Put the form in the refrigerator for a few hours, 3-4 hours is good.
Remove the form from the refrigerator and turn it upside down. Remove the plastic film.
Cut the dough into 4-5 mm thick slices and place the slices onto greaseproof paper and spaced.
Bake in preheated oven at 180°C (356°F, Gas: 4.2) for 20'-25' until they begin to brown on the edges…


  • 70 gr (2.5 oz) black chocolate, chopped
  • 70 ml (2.4 floz) sour cream
  • 1 tbsp honey
Heat the sour cream and just when it begins to boil pour over the chocolate. Add a tablespoon of honey and mix vigorously.
Dip the tip of the cookie into the chocolate. Let them in greaseproof paper to dry.
Orange Peel Cookies
We can if we want, instead of putting the dough into a form, to give it the shape of a roll. So when you cut the biscuits they will be round.
Your choice!
Of course the can be eaten and are equally delicious without the chocolate coating.
The very impressive cocoa tree with equally impressive and huge fruits from the seeds of which the chocolate is made.

Zambia Sifaki