Mary's Orange Creamsicle CookiesChristmas Baking with SusieJ

Measurements [metric]

  • 1/2 cup Tang orange crystals or other orange drink mix
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup vanilla baking chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat butter until light & fluffy. Add the sugar,egg,tang & vanilla extract,beat for another minute or so. Add remaining dry ingredients,mix well. Roll heaping TBs into balls. Place 2" apart onto a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on sheet then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

From my mother-in-law.