Florida Orange Cookies
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cookies
  • 1 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 c butter
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 c all purpose flour
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2/3 c orange juice*
  • 3 T orange zest
DIRECTIONS
  1. There's a great lemon-lime cookie in the Betty Crocker Cookie Cookbook. These cookies go nicely with them for a summer (or Yule) party.
  2. Cookies
  3. 1 1/2 c sugar
  4. 1 c butter
  5. 1 c sour cream
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 4 c all purpose flour
  8. 1 t baking soda
  9. 1 t baking powder
  10. 1/2 t salt
  11. 2/3 c orange juice*
  12. 3 T orange zest
  13. Frosting
  14. 1/4 c butter
  15. 2 c powdered sugar
  16. 2-3 T orange juice*
  17. 1 T orange zest
  18. *I like Simply Orange; it balances the sweetness & doesn't add extra sugar; fresh is ideal, since you need the zest anyway
  19. Oven at 375
  20. 1. Cream butter & sugars
  21. 2. Add sour cream & eggs. Beat well.
  22. 3. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, OJ & zest. Mix well.
  23. 4. Drop rounded teaspoons or use cookie scoop to place on cookie sheet.
  24. 5. Bake 8-11 minutes (edges will be light golden brown)
  25. For frosting:
  26. Beat all ingredients until smooth. Frost warm cookies.
  27. Yields about 6 dozen large cookies.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
There's a great lemon-lime cookie in the Betty Crocker Cookie Cookbook. These cookies go nicely with them for a summer (or Yule) party.