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Frosted Orange Drops Recipe

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This recipe for Frosted Orange Drops, by , is from The Whitcher Family Descendants Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Davenport Bush 1915
Added: Sunday, July 27, 2008


1 cup butter, creamed
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup orange marmalade
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

1/3 cup butter
3 cups confectioners sugar
2-3 drops milk

Preheat oven to 350.
Add sugar gradually to creamed butter.
Add eggs and beat.
Add vanilla and beat until fluffy.
Add orange marmelade last.
Stir in rolled oats first.
Sift remaining dry ingredients together, stir in 2nd.
Drop by tsp. onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake 12-15 min.

Make Icing:
Melt and lightly brown butter.
Stir in confectioners' sugar.
Add milk drops as needed to make a thin icing.
Spread on each cookie.

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Daughter to Amos and Ruth Whitcher Davenport.




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