Today is the big link up of allllllll 625 bloggers recipes for The Great Food Blogger Cookies Swap 2011. The guidelines for the swap were pretty simple. Make 3 dozen homemade cookies, use a recipe you haven’t posted on your blog before, and send em to three unsuspecting food bloggers.
I decided to use my all time favorite cookie recipe for the swap. This recipe is a family favorite- it came from my mom’s childhood nanny, Grammy Grace, and I try to make these cookies every year at Christmas. These are Orange Drop Cookies…soft, citrusy pillows that are amazing with or without the orange glaze. I know this because I’m impatient, and typically eat a cookie or
two four before they are iced.
My cookies went to Vanessa of French Foodie Mom, Monica of Sweet Bites Blog, and Jenny of Jen eat, then speak. I’m hoping they arrived in good condition, and quickly..The post office around here definitely isn’t the fastest on the planet! One of the best parts of this project was being introduced to 6 bloggers you may not have heard of…I checked out the blogs of each blogger I sent cookies to, as well as the bloggers I received cookies from. I’ll definitely be back for more!
|Sneaky little elf…tryin to hijack my cookies!|
Orange Drop Cookies
Makes 5 dozen cookies
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 whole orange
4 cups flour (I used whole wheat, just as yummy as all purpose)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda