Orange Drop Cookies

42
Servings
45m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
55m
Ready In


"These have always been popular. Butter cream frosting can be substituted for the orange butter icing."

Original recipe yields 42 servings
OK
  • FOR COOKIES
  • FOR ORANGE BUTTER ICING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (25.9 g)
  • Calories 99
  • Total Fat - 3.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 14.7 mg
  • Sodium - 51.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 11 g
  • Protein - 0.9 g
  • Calcium - 9.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Mix butter, sugar, and egg thoroughly. Stir in orange juice and rind.

Step 2

Add baking powder, soda and salt and stir. Blend in flour.

Step 3

Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet(s).

Step 4

Bake 8-10 minutes or until delicately browned on edges in preheated 400' oven.

Step 5

Cool cookies and frost:

TO MAKE THE ICING


Step 6

Blend butter and sugar, then stir in orange juice and rind till smooth. Apply to cookies with spatula.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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