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Gluten free perching orange sugar cookies

After making my gluten free lemon sugar cookie tree the other day, I got the cookie bug! So I made some pretty orange flavoured 'perching" star cookies. They just about perch on mini milk bottles, but hug mugs...

Gluten Free

45 Cookies


Orange sugar cookies

  1. Sift the flours into a medium bowl, stir in sugar

  2. Add the butter to the flour mix and rub together till the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs

  3. Make a well in the middle of the mix and add the syrup, egg and orange zest

  4. Mix well until the mixture resembles a ball of dough

  5. Split the dough into two pieces, wrap the dough in cling film and leave in fridge for at least one hour

  6. Preheat oven to 160-180 deg C (325-350 deg F)

  7. Place a sheet of non stick parchment paper on your work surface, place one piece of dough on parchment

  8. Place another sheet of paper on top of dough

  9. Roll out dough so it is about 5mm thick

  10. Cut out stars

  11. Transfer to baking sheets

  12. Place unbaked cookies in fridge for 15 mins

  13. Repeat with second batch of dough

  14. Bake for 10-15 mins

  15. Place cookies on a wire rack to cool

To decorate

  1. When cookies are completely cooled

  2. Ice your cookies in desired design, leave to set

  3. Hang on the side of a mug...


Orange sugar cookies

  • 350g gluten free plain flour

  • 100g gluten free self raising flour

  • 125g granulated sugar

  • 125g butter (unsalted, diced)

  • 125g golden syrup

  • 1 large eggs (beaten)

  • 1 oranges (zest)

To Decorate

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