Grandma Brubaker’s Orange Cookies

“At least two generations of my family have enjoyed the recipe for these delicate orange-flavored cookies.” —Sheri DeBolt, Huntington, Indiana

Grandma Brubaker’s Orange CookiesPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
72cookies 20minutes 10 minutes/batch + cooling
Servings Prep Time
72cookies 20minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes/batch + cooling
Portions: cookies
Portions: cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg yolks and buttermilk. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice and zest. Add egg whites and beat until smooth.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake until set, about 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For icing, combine all ingredients and beat until smooth. Frost cooled cookies.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 97 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 58mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.