Orange glazed cookies and oatmeal

When we are in citrus season I have the problem that I usually eat fruit natural before having time to cook with it. Luckily I had the well-filled pantry when I decided to bake these cookies glazed orange and oatmeal, perfect for a cold winter afternoon. Besides natural juice flavor is enhanced with the touch of candied orange.

Orange glazed cookies and oatmeal.I have always liked the texture that provide cookies and oatmeal cookies also makes the most nutritionally interesting sweets. The mass of these pastes itself is not very sweet, since then crowned with a glaze simple, and if we do without it could chop the candied orange and mix it directly with the other ingredients.

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Ingredients for about 35 units

For the cookies: 100 g unsalted butter at room temperature, 75 g of cake flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 150 g of fine oat flakes, 80 g sugar, 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar, 2 egg yolks L, 1 teaspoon grated orange peel, 4 tablespoons of orange juice.

For the glaze: 120-150 g of powdered sugar, 1-2 tablespoons of orange juice, 50 g candied orange.

Making orange glazed cookies and oatmeal

Mix the flour with the baking powder, salt and oats in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, rub the sugar with orange zest to release their oils. Add the butter, egg yolks and juice and beat well. Incorporate the dry ingredients and work until a homogeneous mass.

Divide into two portions. Have on the table a good piece of plastic wrap, place one half and shape cylinder diameter of 2-3 cm. Wrapping, repeat with the remaining dough and lead to the refrigerator for at least two hours.

Preheat oven to 180 ° C and prepare trays. Remove one of the cylinders and carefully cut portions of 1-1.5 cm thick. Do not have to be perfect, it is easier if the knife is moistened and then you can arrange them how hands. Distribute trays, slightly apart, and bake for about 10-15 minutes.

Let cool completely on wire rack. To decorate, mix the sifted icing sugar with enough orange juice to have a thick glaze. Paint the cookies using a pastry brush and top with chopped portions of candied orange. Let dry completely before storing.

Preparation time | Further 50 minutes the cooled
Difficulty | Medium

The orange glazed cookies and oatmeal can be stored for several days in an airtight container without any problem. They are a very rich dessert to take with coffee or for snack time, even at breakfast snack. We must ensure that the glaze is completely dry before storing, to stick together.