Orange Cookies

Orange Cookies

"Dozens of these citrusy delights travel along with me to the school and church functions I attend during the holidays. The abundant orange flavor is refreshing."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 72 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add the buttermilk, eggs, orange juice and peel. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. For icing, combine the confectioners' sugar, orange extract and enough orange juice to achieve desired consistency. Spread over cooled cookies.


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Fantastic recipe, perfect for pleasing large crowds and a refreshing taste against the holiday candy.

These were yummy cookies. Not sure if there was an altitude situation or I just used too much liquid, but the first bunch of cookies were flat as pancakes (still soft though). So I added extra f...

I added about 1/2-3/4 cups more flour and put the dough in the refridgerator between baking batches. This recipe reminded me of the orange cookies my mom used to make when I was young. I also ...

These cookies did not have much flavor and they came out looking like pancakes. I even added more flour and sugar to make them stiffer but it was not helpful. The frosting was too thick and too ...

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