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Creamsickle Cookies

No recipe image available.Similar to the frozen confection on a stick, these cookies are orange-flavored, studded with white chocolate chips and frosted with a sweet orange glaze.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3 tablespoons orange powdered breakfast drink mix*
3/4 cup vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup white chocolate chips

Orange Glaze:
1 teaspoon butter, melted
3 tablespoons orange powdered breakfast drink mix*
1 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons water

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Cookies: Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. In medium bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and 3 tablespoon drink mix; set aside.
  3. Cream the shortening and the sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk and add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in flour mixture until just mixed; add white white chocolate chips.
  4. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to wire racks and frost cookies while still hot with Orange Glaze.
  5. For Glaze: Combine the butter, 3 tablespoons drink mix, powdered sugar plus enough water to obtain desired spreading consistency.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.

*Such as Tang® Breakfast Drink.