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Orange-Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Try out different decorating ideas on these orange flavored cookies - a wonderful treat.

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  • prep time 1 hr 10 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 60
 

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
cup margarine or butter, softened
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
egg
2 1/2
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon

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Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, combine powdered sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add orange peel and egg; blend well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and cinnamon; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured surface, roll out 1/3 of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Keep remaining dough refrigerated. Cut with floured 2-inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool 5 minutes or until completely cooled. Decorate as desired.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine powdered sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add orange peel and egg; blend well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and cinnamon; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured surface, roll out 1/3 of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Keep remaining dough refrigerated. Cut with floured 2-inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool 5 minutes or until completely cooled. Decorate as desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

VANILLA SUGAR COOKIES: Omit orange peel and cinnamon; add 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
4mg
4%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.