Orange Coolers
  • ⅔ cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons SunnyD
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  • To coat cookies:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  1. Preheat to 325°F.
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter, powdered sugar, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs & vanilla and beat until smooth.
  5. In a medium bowl, stir together cake flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir dry ingredients into butter mixture, add SunnyD, and mix until everything is combined (do not overmix).
  6. Use a cookie scoop (or a tablespoon) to scoop the dough into approximately 1-inch balls. Space balls at least 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes or until centers are puffy and cookies are light golden brown on the bottom. Remove cookie sheet to a wire rack and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Roll cooled cookies in the powdered sugar/orange zest mixture.
Recipe by An Alli Event at