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Serves: 16 cookies Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3⁄4 cup sugar
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp. orange blossom water
  • 1⁄8 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°.

2

Usingan electric hand mixer, beat sugar, butter, orange blossom water, salt, and eggs until fluffy, 1–2 minutes. With the motor running, slowly add flour until a stiff dough forms.

3

Transfer dough to a work surface and knead briefly until smooth. Divide dough into sixteen 1¾-oz. pieces.

4

Working with one piece dough at a time, and using hands, roll dough into a 6″ log about ½″ thick.

5

Flatten the ends of the dough.

6

Transfer log to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Using a knife, cut a ¼″-deep slit lengthwise in top of log beginning and ending about ¼″ from each end.

7

Using fingers, splay dough open slightly. Bake until pale golden and slightly crisp, about 20 minutes. Let cookies cool completely before serving.

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