Fresh Orange Cookies

Enjoy these delicious orange flavored cookies - perfect for a dessert.

  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 72

Ingredients

Cookies

1 1/2
cups sugar
1
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
cup sour cream
2
eggs
4
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup orange juice
3
tablespoons grated orange peel

Frosting

1/4
cup margarine or butter, melted
2
cups powdered sugar
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
2
to 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 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.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients until smooth, adding enough orange juice for desired spreading consistency. Frost warm cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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