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Orange Cookies


36 Cookies
SourceMildred Tuttle (1978)
Prep time2 hours, 30 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time2 hours, 40 minutes


1 c
butter or margarine, softened
2 c
confectioners' sugar (divided)
1 1⁄4 c
3⁄4 c
3 T
orange juice
1 t
orange peel (opt.)


Combine butter and 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Beat in flour and cornstarch until well mixed. Wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Preheat oven to 325°. Roll dough in 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Firm by golden. Cool and remove to a rack. In small bowl, mix remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar and 3 tablespoons orange juice. Makes 1 cup glaze. Place wax paper under rack and spoon on glaze. Let dry. These freeze well. 3 dozen.