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Orange Squares

Ingredients

Squares

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Icing

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 (16 ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • Juice and grated rind of 1 orange

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Instructions

  1. Squares: Cream shortening and beat in sugar and eggs.
  2. Add flour which has been mixed with baking soda and salt; add marmalade and nuts.
  3. Cut a piece of wax paper to fit a 13 x 9-inch pan; grease and flour the paper.
  4. Pour dough into pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  6. Cool.
  7. Icing: Combine ingredients.
  8. Spread on cookies and cut into squares.