Next, is clementines. Those little snack-size fruit (some call them "Cuties" or seedless tangerines) that are easy to peel and have a great, sweet, taste. Of course, my kids don't call them clementines, they call them "little oranges". Whatever works, they are eating fruit.
Sugar Rolled Clementine Cookies
Ingredients (30-36 cookies)
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cup sugar, plus, additional for coating
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp zest from clementine
- 3 TBSP clementine juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper/baking mat.
In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In a mixing bowl, beat together sugar and butter until creamy. Then, add in egg, vanilla, zest and juice. Mix until combined.
Gradually, add in flour mixture and mix until fully combined.
Add approx 1 cup of sugar into a small bowl.
Roll dough into 1 inch size balls, then, coat with sugar from bowl.
Place dough on prepared cookie. Place cookies about 1-1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake for 9-10 minutes or edges are lightly browned.
Let cookies sit for approx 5 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
Then, remove and let them cool completely on a wire rack.