Orange Cream cookie


  • 1/2 cup orange-flavored drink mix (e.g. Tang)
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla baking chips
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  • Combine the flour with the baking soda and baking powder.
  • Starting with the Tang, then sugar, vanilla chips and ending with the flour mixture.
  • Layer the ingredients in a clean glass wide mouth quart sized jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.
  • Attach a recipe card with the following instructions to the jar.Orange Cream CookiesYield 2 1/2 dozen
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Empty contents into a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg slightly beaten and teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended.
  • Roll heaping tablespoonfuls into balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes on the sheet then remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.