Orange Cookies With Orange Icing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

These are sun-shiny good! A co-worker gave me this recipe to try. She found it on the web some time ago and passed it on to me....and now to you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
  3. Add eggs,and mix in well.
  4. Add orange juice/peel.
  5. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  6. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
  8. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  9. Mix frosting ingredients until smooth and drizzle over cooled cookies.
Most Helpful

These cookies are light and tasty and not to sweet....

gduff13 February 10, 2013

I made these the taste was great I even added extra OJ and the texture was great

Barb15717 December 22, 2009

This recipe is almost identical to my Grandmother's with the exception that she did not have baking powder in her's. Instead she had 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. This was always her most requested cookie. Give that a try maybe it will work out better for you.

Cristin July 21, 2004