Buttermilk Orange Cookies
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Serves: 5 dozen cookies
  • Cookies
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup solid shortening
  • 1½ cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp orange zest, grated
  • ¾ cup nuts, chopped
  • Orange Frosting
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ tsp orange zest orange juice
  1. Cookies (
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. Grease cookie sheets.
  4. In medium mixing bowl sift together the flour, SACO Buttermilk Blend, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  5. In large mixing bowl beat together the shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Add the dry ingredients and the water alternately, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix just until smooth.
  8. Do not overbeat.
  9. Add the vanilla, orange zest and nuts; mix well.
  10. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet, about one inch apart.
  11. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
  12. Frost with Orange Frosting while still warm.
  13. Orange Frosting
  14. In medium mixing bowl beat together powdered sugar, orange zest and enough orange juice for the frosting to have a fairly thin spreading consistency.
  15. Frost warm cookies.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 107 Fat: 4g Saturated fat: 1g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 16g Sugar: 9g Sodium: 76mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/buttermilk-orange-cookies/