Frosted Orange Drops



2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 108
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 19.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Calcium 5 mg


3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup stick margarine, softened
1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate, undiluted
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
Vegetable cooking spray
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice


Cream the sugar and margarine at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Add orange juice concentrate and egg; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, orange rind, and salt; stir well. Gradually add to creamed mixture, beating well.

Drop dough by level tablespoons onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned; let cool on pans 1 minute. Remove from pans; let cool completely on wire racks.

Combine the powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice; stir well, and drizzle over cooled cookies.

November 1995
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