~ Orange Drop Cookies ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

One of my very favorite cookies, in my opinion get better by the day. Just in time for Santa.

Enjoy!


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Serves:

6 - 8 doz, depending if you heap

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
2
eggs
2 c
sugar
4 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
each - baking soda & baking powder
1 c
soured milk
juice
of one orange
grated
rind of two oranges

FROSTING

3 3/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
softened, butter
1
orange, juiced and rind grated - add more juice if needed to get desired spreading consistency

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening, eggs and sugar.
2
Combine flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder.
3
Mix in the dry ingredients, with the wet mixture, alternating with the sour milk. Ending with flour.

Stir in the rind and juice.
4
Drop by teaspoonful on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until beginning to color on edges.
5
Remove from sheet pan to cooling racks.
6
Cool completely and then frost.

Frosting:

In a medium bowl, combine frosting ingredients, mix well, and add more juice if need be...you want it to be thicker though, not a glaze.
7
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #oranges, #Cookies, #Dessert