Cookies & Bars

Crispy Orange and Lemon Cookies

Are you looking for something sweet that’s not too unhealthy? These Orange and Lemon Crisps are the perfect treat! They are light and fluffy and are made with only low-fat ingredients. The citrus flavour adds a delicious zing that is sure to please the whole family. These cookies are great as a snack or to finish off a meal. They take just minutes to make and will be a hit with everyone!

Ingredients used:

For 36 people

  • 2 eggs - Separated
  • 0.5 teaspoon - Baking powder
  • 1 pinch - Salt
  • 0.25 cup - Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons - Orange peel or lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon - Orange peel or lemon peel
  • 0.33 cup - Flour

Recipe steps:

  • Line two cookie sheets with brown paper or baking paper (computer paper works but wax paper sticks to cookie sheets). Beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Add baking powder and salt, continue beating until soft peaks form. Add sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Beat together egg yolks and vanilla with a fork. Fold into beaten egg whites just until combined.
  • Sift flour over egg mixture and fold in until batter is smooth and very light.
  • Drop 2 teaspoons at a time onto the paper. Bake at 375°F for about 10 minutes until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes and then remove from paper.
  • Place the cookies on a baking sheet, turn off the oven heat, and then return the cookies to the oven for about 10 minutes to crisp.
  • Store in a covered container.

These Orange and Lemon Crisps are sure to be a hit with everyone! They are a delightful, light and fluffy treat that are low in fat. Enjoy them as a snack or to finish off a meal in less than 30 minutes. Add in some ground almonds and almond extract for a unique twist on this classic cookie! You can store them in a covered container for up to a week or freeze them for later!