Orange Doodles

When my kids were in school I loved having a batch of cookies sitting on the cooling rack when they came home from school. We would all sit down together and have a treat while discussing their day, it was a very special time. Still to this day when they come home one of the first places they look is to the antique butcher block to see what is cooling on the rack. Today we have Orange Doodles on the rack and a batch in the oven, some have already disappeared from the cooling rack.

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
These Orange Doodles Are Great For Any Occasion

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Orange Doodles
Miz Helen's Kitchen
Makes 5 Dozen Cookies
For The Cookie
1/2 cup real butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
10 drops Orange Young Living Essential Oil
2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tarter
1 teaspoon soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Orange Zest
For The Topping
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
5 drops Orange Young living Essential Oil
Cream the butter, shortening, and sugar. When the butter, shortening and sugar are creamed add 5 drops of the Orange Oil and mix well.
In a small bowl whip the eggs and add 5 drops of the Orange Oil and whip together. 
Slowly beat in the eggs to the butter mixture and mix well.
Mix the flour, cream of tarter, soda, salt and Orange Zest. Mix well, then gradually add to the butter mixture. Just mix well and don't over mix or the cookie will be tough.
For the topping, in a medium bowl mix together the sugar, cinnamon and 5 drops Orange Oil. Mix very well until the oil is completely distributed with the sugar.
With a teaspoon dipper, dip one dipper full and roll it in your palm, then drop it into the sugar, cinnamon and oil mixture, covering the roll all over.
For the cookie sheet, do not grease or oil the cookie sheet. 
Place the cookie roll on a cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees from 8 to 10 minutes. 
Let cool on a cooling rack and watch them vanish.

Just Mix Them and Smell The Fantastic Aroma Of The Orange

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Ready To Bake
My Whole Kitchen Smells Like This Wonderful Orange Oil

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Enjoy With The Kids

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Sit Down Relax and Have A Lovely Cup of Tea
With A Orange Doodle

Put A Drop of Oil In Your Tea It Is Fabulous!

Orange Doodles at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

If You Are Interested In The Orange Oil Just Visit Me At 
The Link Below

Thank you so much for stopping by today to enjoy these great Orange Doodles with us. Hope you have a fantastic week and come back to see what is on that cooling rack again real soon!
Peace and Joy
Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. These look amazing! I think you may be the perfect mother. Donna Reed, June Cleaver, Carol Brady...look out! This story could be from an old TV show! :)

  2. These cookies look fantastic!! Perfect with a cup of tea :)
    But the tea is just the excuse to eat them.....

  3. These sound wonderful, Miz Helen, and I even have some orange oil too! And yes, the after school hour is special! :)

  4. I can see why they were already starting to disappear, they look delicious!

  5. How awesome and wonderful. My mouth is watering thinking about tasting these special treats! I am definitely going to be making some soon. Thanks a million for sharing with us at Weekend Potluck.

  6. Yum, I bet these cookies smell amazing! Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend?!

  7. What a welcoming sight cookies cooling on a rack is! I can almost smell your lovely Orange Doodles just from the way you have described them, Miz Helen. Pinned and sharing. This is a lovely recipe! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.


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