Using boxed cake mix gives you a jump-start in making these orange-frosted cookies.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
13 mins
total:
23 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
2-1/2 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

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Glaze:

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy, 2 minutes. Add egg; beat to combine (mixture may appear curdled). Add cake mix, wheat germ, 1 tablespoon rind and 1/4 cup juice; beat until thick but smooth.

  • Drop batter by heaping tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing about 2 inches apart.

  • Bake in 350 degree oven until puffed with slightly cracked surface, 13 minutes. Let cool on baking sheets on rack for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks; let cool completely.

Glaze:
  • In bowl, stir sugar, rind and juice until smooth. Thin with water for glazing consistency. Spread on cookies. Let dry, 20 minutes. Store airtight for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 2-1/2 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Facts

141 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 20mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 21g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 2g; sodium 134mg.
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