Spiced Mandarin Orange Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe

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SPICED MANDARIN ORANGE CREAM CHEESE COOKIES

Rose Dailey

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@daileysbaby

One of my "throw togethers" :-))


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Serves:

3 dozen

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, room temperature
4 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1/4 c
orange liqueur
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
15 oz
can of mandarin oranges, chopped and well drained
1 c
walnut pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain the Mandarin oranges. Chop them and drain again.
2
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together the butter, cream cheese, both sugars, the orange liqueur, and the egg in a large mixing bowl.
3
In a separate bowl, sift together the salt, baking soda, baking powder, and flour. To this dry mix, add the Ginger and Cinnamon.
4
Gradually blend the dry mixture into the creamed mixture. Fold in the Mandarin oranges and the walnut pieces.
5
Drop by teaspoons onto parchment lined cookie sheets. Do not crowd them. Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 15 to 18 minutes. Remove cookies to rack for cooling.

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