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Dreamsicle Cookies

Cookies that taste like the ultimate childhood treat...Dreamsicles.



  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons powdered orange drink mix, such as Tang
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Tang Glaze

  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons powdered orange drink mix, such as Tang
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Water or milk


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. Cookies: Cream the shortening and the sugar together until light.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well.
  4. Dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk.
  5. Add the buttermilk mixture, salt, 3 tablespoons Tang, flour and baking powder to the shortening mixture. Mix well.
  6. Stir in the white chocolate chips.
  7. Drop dough by teaspoonsful onto the prepared sheets.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Frost cookies while still hot with Tang Glaze.
  10. Tang Glaze: Combine the butter, 3 tablespoons Tang, confectioners' sugar and enough water or milk to reach a thick, yet still pourable, consistency and beat until smooth.

Makes 4 dozen.

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