Today = First day of Summer! Summer time = Fruit time.
Whether it’s smoothies, popsicles, fruit tarts, or even a juicy apple or peach as a mid-day snack, fruit is clutch in the summer.
One way I love incorporating fruit into my baking is by mixing fresh fruit juice with powdered sugar and covering all baked goods in sight with it. OK, so that’s an exaggeration. But after incorporating Lemon Shortbread Squares (which include a lemon glaze) into my yearly Christmas cookie rotation 2 years ago, I started looking for more citrusy baked goods.
After finding a recipe for some orange icebox cookies that were filled with coconut and covered with chocolate, I made some tweaks and thus was born my Orange Creamsicle Cookies.