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Orange Frosted Sour Cream Cookies Recipe

Makes 24 cookies


  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 stick margarine
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 pint sour cream
  • 4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp double-acting baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 oranges, juice, rind
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2/3 powdered sugar
  • 1 orange, juice, rind
  • Milk


1. Cream 2 cups sugar and 2 sticks butter (or margarine).
2. Mix the dry ingredients together.
3. Add the 3 beaten eggs and sour cream, alternately with the dry ingredients, to the butter mixture.
4. Add juice and rind of 2 oranges and blend well.
5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
6. Bake in preheated 400-degree oven for 8-10 minutes (check after 6 minutes).
7. Mix together last 4 ingredients (3 tbsp margarine, 2/3 box powdered sugar, juice and rind of one orange and milk as needed for good spreading consistency).
8. Spread on cooled cookies.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Orange
Dairy / Sour Cream
Preparation Method:Baking

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