Iced Orange Cookies

60
Servings
30m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"These have more of a cake texture. Very nice and light with a mild orange flavor, they are good with or without the icing. Great with tea."

Original recipe yields 60 servings
OK
  • FOR ICING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (22 g)
  • Calories 81
  • Total Fat - 2.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 8 mg
  • Sodium - 31.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 10.2 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 11.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.

Step 2

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 3

Beat in orange juice and peel.

Step 4

Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture

Step 5

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

Step 6

Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Step 7

Remove to wire racks to cool.

Step 8

In a small bowl, combine icing ingredients until smooth; drizzle over cooled cookies.

Tips & Variations


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