Soft Orange Cookies Recipe

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Soft Orange Cookies

Wendy Booth

By
@wendeebee

Fell in love with these cookies when I went to a farmer's market in my daughter's town. The seller was not willing to give up the recipe, so I scoured the internet. Couldn't settle on one, so I made my own recipe. Hope you love them as much as I do!!

Rating:
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Serves:
Makes 72 cookies
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
margarine or sugar, softened
1 c
sour cream
2
eggs
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
2/3 c
orange juice
3 Tbsp
grated orange peel

FROSTING

1/4 c
margarine or butter, melted
2 c
icing sugar
1 Tbsp
grated orange peel
2-3 Tbsp
orange juice

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine sugar and 1 cup margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add sour cream and eggs; blend well. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; mix well. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
2Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets and place on cooling racks.
3For the frosting, in small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients until smooth, adding enough orange juice for spreading consistency. Frost warm cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy