Orange and Honey Cookies

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 I had some oranges to use up so thought I’d try this recipe with some of the zest I had leftover after juicing them. It’s extremely quick to make and they taste great. Very summery.

I baked half of the dough today and froze the second half for a rainy day or when I need an emergency snack for lunch boxes or visitors.

This recipe was inspiration for my version of cookies.


Orange and Honey Cookies
Serves 40
Prep Time
7 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
22 min
Prep Time
7 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
22 min
  1. Peel from ¼ - ½ orange depending on taste
  2. 60g sugar
  3. 160g honey
  4. 50g butter, cubed
  5. 1 teas vanilla bean paste
  6. 500g self raising flour
  7. 1 ½ mc of water
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Place peel into bowl. Blitz on speed 7 for 5 seconds. Scrape down the side and blitz again on speed 7 for 5 seconds.
  3. Add butter, sugar, honey and vanilla.
  4. Blitz on speed 4 for 20 seconds.
  5. Add flour and water.
  6. Blitz on speed 7 for 10 seconds.
  7. Lock lid and use interval speed for 30 seconds.
  8. Roll dough into small balls and place on baking tray. Flatten slightly with fingers.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes or until slightly golden.
  1. Don't forget to make use of leftover orange peel after juicing etc. Place peel (minus pith) into the Thermomix, speed 7 until fine. Freeze in a ziplock bag for later use.
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By |2017-06-12T11:22:49+00:00March 6th, 2014|Categories: Lunchbox, Sweets|1 Comment

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Peta is a mum to three gorgeous and very energetic young boys. She loves everyday food that is achievable for a busy family, and has a passion for involving children in cooking.

One Comment

  1. gartempe November 20, 2014 at 6:07 am - Reply

    Bonsoir Peta,

    J’aimerais goûter tes délicieux cookies mais je ne sais pas à quelle quantité correspond tes 1 ½ mc of water ?
    STP, pourrais tu me communiquer la quantité en ml ou cl ?

    1000 mercis pr ton fantastique blog.
    A bientôt de te lire.

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