Citrus Drop Cookies Recipe

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Citrus Drop Cookies Recipe

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Shared by Grace Nevlis of Steubenville, Ohio, This recipe comes from a nursing home where she worked, so it makes a big batch. The cookie's delicate citrus flavor was loved by all.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, orange juice and peel. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Orange Drop Cookies in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p20

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 109 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, orange juice and peel. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Orange Drop Cookies in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p20

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