These Orange Snowball cookies are a fun twist on a great classic.They are so easy to make with just a few ingredients; you will not believe how amazing they taste! There’s a reason why they’re such a popular cookie: because they’re addicting

The delicious orange flavor comes from orange juice and zest in the batter, as well as a touch of extract. Also a fun trick, add orange zest into the powdered sugar for rolling gives the cookie an extra pop of citrus flavor.




  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh squeezed Orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Orange zest
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1-2 cups powdered sugar + 2 teaspoons orange zest, for rolling



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or spray lightly with cookie spray.
  2. Beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, Orange juice, Orange extract, and salt until smooth.
  3. Stir in Orange zest
  4. Slowly Add the flour and mix until a stiff dough forms
  5. Scoop tablespoon sized cookies onto your cookie sheet, placing cookies 1-2? apart.
  6. Bake for 8-12 minutes
  7. Cool 10 minutes before rolling in powdered sugar.


While the cookies are baking, Stir powdered sugar and orange zest together in a bowl. Once the cookies have cooled a bit coat thoroughly in the powdered sugar mixture.


 As always, Happy Baking!

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