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Orange & Lemon Wafer Cookies

 Orange & Lemon Wafer Cookies
These light citrus cookies go so well with a cup of coffee or tea after a heavy holiday meal. —JoAnn Belack, Bradenton, Florida
48 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Orange Extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Thin orange or lemon peel strips, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar
  • until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, orange peel, lemon peel and
  • extracts. In another bowl, mix flour, cornstarch, baking soda and
  • salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto parchment paper-lined
  • baking sheets. If desired, top with orange peel strips.
  • Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from pans to
  • wire racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white

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Orange & Lemon Wafer Cookies (continued)

Wine (continued)
wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.