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Double Orange Cookies

I serve these nutritious, tasty cookies to my husband and our four children. Also, because my husband is a minister, I often cook for guests in our home. —Pamela Kinney, Irving, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 7 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (6 ounces) orange juice concentrate, thawed, divided
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • FROSTING:
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon reserved orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add sour cream and eggs. Beat until well blended. Reserve 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate for frosting. Add the remaining concentrate with combined dry ingredients to the creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in orange zest.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread a small amount over each cookie.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 163 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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