Orange Cardamom Cookies


Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • zest of 1 medium orange
  • 2 t cardamom
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 c unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 T cream

  • 1/4 c orange juice
  • 3/4 t lemon juice
  • about 2c icing sugar
  • 2t meringue powder

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together. Add yolk and cream and mix until fluffy.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients, mix well, and then gradually add to butter mixture until well combined.
  3. Divide dough into 4, form into discs and refrigerate, covered, for about an hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350.
  5. Roll out each disc to about 4mm and cut as desired. Bake for about 8 minutes or until golden.
  6. To make icing, combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth. Adjust icing sugar for piping consistency.