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