Orange-Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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