spiced mandarin orange cream cheese cookies

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By Rose Dailey
from East Texas, TX

One of my "throw togethers" :-))

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serves 3 dozen

Ingredients For spiced mandarin orange cream cheese cookies

  • 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 lg
    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

  • 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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