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!!


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 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.
2
Bake 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.
3
For 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