Orange Drop Cookies

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 Egg
  • 2/3 cup - shortening
  • 3/4 cup - white Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - Orange juice
  • 1 tsp - Orange zest
  • 2 cups - all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp - baking soda
  • 2 cups - confectioners' Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tbsp - Orange juice
  • 1 tsp - Orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp - salt

How to Make Orange Drop Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  • Grease cookie sheets.
  • Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 teaspoon rind into the flour mixture.
  • Cream shortening and white sugar together.
  • Mix egg into the sugar mixture thoroughly.
  • Slowly blend flour mixture into the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • For Icing:
  • Mix confectioner's sugar and 2 tablespoons butter together until smooth.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons orange juice and 1 teaspoon orange rind into the sugar and butter mixture