Mandarin Orange Cookies Recipe
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Mandarin Orange Cookies


  • 75 g salted butter softened
  • 75 g icing sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 20 ml mandarin orange juice
  • zest of one mandarin orange
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 200 g plain flour
  • orange food colouring
  • green food colouring
  • cloves


  • In a mixing bowl, cream together salted butter, and icing sugar until fluffy.
  • Drizzle in mandarin orange juice and the zest.
  • Add some orange extract.
  • Add in egg yolk.
  • Once it is well combined, stir in plain flour and knead until it turns into a dough.
  • Portion out 20 grams of dough into a separate bowl.
  • Stir in half a tablespoon of softened butter and some pandan paste. Transfer into a piping bag and set aside.
  • For the rest of the dough, dye it with some orange food colouring and knead until the colour is even.
  • Roll them into 1/2 tablespoon balls.
  • Preheat your Rowenta oven to 150C degrees, fan-forced.
  • Then insert a clove onto each ball.
  • Pipe out the green paste you prepared earlier to mimic it as the leaves of the oranges.
  • Bake it in the oven for about 30 to 35 minutes at 150C.
  • Let it cool before transferring them to a container.