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Orange Drop Cookies

By Pam Burcsak

⅔ cup shortening (Crisco)

¾ cup sugar

1 egg

½ cup orange juice

2 tablespoons grated orange rind

2 cups flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt


Cream shortening and sugar.

Add egg, orange juice, orange rind.

In large bowl, mix together dry ingredients.

Add slowly to shortening mixture.

Drop by teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheet.

Bake at 400°F for 8-10 minutes.

Cool. Frost.


2 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon orange rind

2-3 tablespoons orange juice

Makes 2 dozen. I double the recipe as these really go fast.

Frosted Orange Drop Cookies

Frosted Orange Drop Cookies

Image by Pam Burscak

Pam Burscak

Pam Burscak