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Orange Drop Cookies

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Orange Butter Icing

  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Instructions

  1. Cookies: Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix shortening, sugar and egg.
  3. Stir in orange juice and rind.
  4. Measure flour.
  5. Blend dry ingredients and stir in.
  6. Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart on UNGREASED cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. When cool, frost with Orange Butter Icing.
  9. Orange Butter Icing: Blend sugar and butter.
  10. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Yield: 4 dozen 2-inch cookies




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