Orange-Filled Kisses

Drop Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • Orange Filling

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating constantly until peaks form.

Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto aluminum foil-lined cookie sheets. Bake at 250° for 1 hour. Cool; remove from aluminum foil. Spread Orange filling on bottom sides of half of cookies. Top with remining cookies to from sandwiches.

Yield: 2 dozen.

Orange Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • Orange food coloring

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add milk and orange rind, stirring well. Tint with orange food coloring.

Yield: filling for 2 dozen cookies.


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