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Orange-Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

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  • 1 hr 10 min prep time
  • 2 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 60 servings
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Try out different decorating ideas on these orange flavored cookies - a wonderful treat.

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

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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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