I have had many requests for this Orange Cookie Recipe. I served these at my open houses and never had any left... people always wanted the recipe.
So here it is below..
1 Cup Shortening , Juice & Zested Rind of One Orange , 2 eggs, 2 cups Sugar, 1 tsp baking soda 4 1/2 cup Flour I cup of Sour Milk ( just at 1tsp vinegar to milk and let set a minute) 1 tsp baking powder...
Mix Shortening , Sugar, eggs and beat..
then add 2 cups flour, baking powder , baking soda, zest... mix
then add the rest of the flour... beat a little then add milk and juice. mix well
drop cookies on cookie sheet and bake 10 - 12 min.. (ovens vary so check at 9 min for doneness) in a 350 oven.
let cool then ice,
Icing - 1/2 butter, juice and rind of one orange... add enough powdered sugar to make nice spreadable icicng..