Chanukah Cookies

Chanukah Cookies

Desserts Cookies Cut-Out Cookies

Serve these cookies every night during Chanukah. Kids have fun decorating them and eating them.

Servings per recipe: 24
Calories per serving: 84
Preparation time: 25m
Total cooking time: 2h 35m


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1   Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • 2   Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in one egg yolk until completely incorporated. Beat in the other egg yolk along with the orange juice and vanilla. Mix in the flour mixture until just incorporated. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired holiday shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies on prepared baking sheet.
  • 3   Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 4.3g 7%
    Saturated Fat 3.0g  
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 62mg 2%
Potassium 12mg  
Total Carbohydrates 10.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g  
Protein 1.1g 2%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 139IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 10mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 2mg  
Folate 17mcg