Gluten Free Orange Glaze Cookies

These are one of my favorite Christmas cookies.  They are so refreshing and have a wonderful texture.  One would never know these are gluten free.  The middle is perfectly soft with a slight crispy exterior.

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This orange glaze is to die for.  Especially in the cold winter months when we all crave bright colorful flavors.

gluten free orange glaze cookies

If you are looking for one extra batch of cookies to make for the holidays this one has to be it.  These add a bright spot on your cookie plate that everyone will love.

gluten free orange cookies

Gluten Free Orange Glaze Cookies

  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 10m
  • Total Time: 15m
  • Yield: 2 dozen cookies


  • 2 cups all purpose gluten free flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest



    1. Preheat oven to 350*.
    2. In a large bowl beat together sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
    3. Add in egg. Beat until well blended.
    4. Add in orange zest and juice. Beat until blended.
    5. working in batches beat in flour, salt, and baking powder.
    6. Place one tablespoon balls on to the baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
    7. While baking whisk together orange juice, zest and powdered sugar.
    8. Let cookies cool for 20-30 minutes and then spread on glaze.
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