UA Recipe Collection

Iced Orange Cookies


72 Cookies
SourceDot Schweikart (1972)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time12 minutes
Total time42 minutes


2 c
1 c
butter or margarine
1 c
sour cream
1 t
soda (mix soda into the sour cream)
3 1⁄2 c
flour, sifted
1 t
baking powder
Juice and rind of 1 orange (about 1/2 c.)


Cream together sugar, butter, sour cream, soda and eggs. Sift flour with baking powder. Mix together creamed mixture and flour. Add orange juice and rind. Bake at 350° for about 10 or 12 minutes. (Bake a test cookie to determine the correct time.) Use greased cookie sheet. Icing: Mix juice of 1 lemon with powdered sugar to a spreading consistency. Apply while cookies are still warm from the oven. For decoration, sprinkle a little orange rind over icing. Yields 6 dozen cookies.