Orange Drop Cookies III

Orange Drop Cookies III

Kathylee 0

"Add a little sunshine to your life with this easy to make orange cookie."


servings 153 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the milk, orange juice and orange zest. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges turn golden. Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 6 Ratings


These cookies are VERY cake-like and spongy. They are also VERY bland. I even added an extra Tbs. of orange zest and doubled the orange juice. Maybe with some orange icing they would taste bette...

I made these with butter instead of shortening, a half a cup of orange juice and added cranberries. They turned out very spongy, so my husband said they would make better muffins. I think they ...

I'm not sure what everyone is complaining about. I used 3 oranges worth of zest and thought they tasted just the right amount of orangy. Be careful when you put them on the cookie sheet, they...

This is an old recipe my grandmother made for mother when she was a girl. Now I get to bake them for her. I agree they are very "cakey" and bland. I've bumped the zest up to 5 T and no real effe...

I was sorry that I did not pay attention to the previous ratings. Cookies were tasteless except maybe too much soda flavor.

I agree these are not very orangy and were cake-like, though this didn't necessarily bother me. There just wasn't much to them. My brother said they tasted like sawdust, but someone else I gav...