Orange Drop Cookies
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 6 dozen
 
Orange cookies with orange icing
Ingredients
BATTER
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel, grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
ORANGE ICING
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel, grated
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, sifter
Instructions
TO MAKE THE BATTER
  1. Cream the brown sugar and butter.
  2. Add the eggs, orange peel, and vanilla and beat until fluffy.
  3. Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beating after each addition.
  5. Drop batter by the tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes.
TO MAKE THE ORANGE ICING
  1. Combine the orange peel, orange juice, and butter.
  2. Stir in the powdered sugar until smooth.
  3. While still warm frost with Orange Icing
Recipe by Al Gusto! at http://algusto.org/2013/05/16/orange-drop-cookies/