SPICED MANDARIN ORANGE CREAM CHEESE COOKIES

Spiced Mandarin Orange Cream Cheese Cookies

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Rose Dailey

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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

How to Make SPICED MANDARIN ORANGE CREAM CHEESE COOKIES

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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