- 3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 cup butter or margarine – softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 teaspoons Angostura Orange Bitters
Topping: Flavored Sugar
- ¾ cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon of pure orange extract
Mix together & stir often until it dries out. (I did this before I started the cookie dough process).
After the sugar dries out, mix with 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375°.
Stir together flour, soda, cream of tartar, and ½ teaspoon salt. Set aside. Beat butter for 30 Seconds; add the 2 cups sugar and beat till fluffy. Add eggs, milk, and vanilla; beat well. Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture, beating till well blended. Form dough in to 1-inch balls; roll in a the sugar/cinnamon mixture. Place balls on 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet; flatten slightly with the bottom of a drinking glass.
Bake in a 375° oven about 8-10 minutes or till light golden. These should be soft and chewy.
Circa 1981 Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook
Side Note: I also like to add 1 teaspoon of pure orange extract ( gives a little more orange flavor) to the dough with the vanilla and bitters!