Soft Orange Cookies

Soft Orange Cookies Recipe

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Wendy Booth


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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Makes 72 cookies
1 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


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


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

How to Make Soft Orange Cookies


  • 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.

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About Soft Orange Cookies

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

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