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Orange Marmalade Cookies Recipe

Orange Marmalade Cookies
Posted by: Jerseygirl Wed, 31 Mar 2004, at 8:10 a.m.
Source: Smuckers

For the cookie dough:

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup Crisco® shortening
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup Smucker's Sweet Orange Marmalade
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

For the frosting:

3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (at room temperature)
1/4 cup Smucker's Sweet Orange Marmalade
orange juice (to thin frosting if necessary)


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, shortening and eggs; beat until well mixed. Add sour cream and marmalade; mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Chill dough in the refrigerator for 1/2 hour or until cool.

2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400° and coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Prepare frosting: in a medium mixing bowl, beat all frosting ingredients together, adding orange juice only as needed to make frosting spreadable. Set frosting aside.

3. Remove dough from refrigerator. Using a teaspoon, drop rounded spoonfuls of dough onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned on edges. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

4. Frost each cooled cookie.

Yield: 60 cookies

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