Ambrosia Orange Cookies

GLAZE:
3 Tbsp. orange juice
1 – 2 Tbsp. confectioners’ sugar

COOKIES:
1/4 c. butter or margarine, softened
1 large egg
2/3 c. granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. orange juice
2 tsp. finely grated orange rind
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. medium coconut
Edible gold glitter or colored fine sugar, garnish

For glaze stir first amount of orange juice and icing sugar together in small bowl until barely pourable consistency. Set aside. Cream margarine and sugar together in large bowl. Beat in egg, second amount of orange juice and rind. Slowly mix in flour, baking soda, salt and coconut. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2-inch apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake in 350° oven for about 10 minutes until edges turn golden. Let stand for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool. Brush with glaze. Sprinkle with glitter. Makes two dozen.

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