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Orange Drop Cookies

octubre 25, 2022

If you wanna try a new thing with cookies, we bring you these cake-like cookies with a delicious orange frosting, it has a unique flavor and can be made for parties!

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cook: 11 mins

Additional: 20 mins

Servings: 72


  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup margarine, melted
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Step 2.
In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine, sugar and sour cream until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in 3 tablespoons of orange zest. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the sugar mixture alternately with 2/3 cup orange juice. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Step 3.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on a baking sheet for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. In a small bowl, stir together the melted margarine, confectioners’ sugar and 1 tablespoon orange zest. Mix remaining orange juice in 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. Spread over cooled cookies.