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Mom's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristen Shelley
Added: Sunday, March 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c sugar
3/4 c. shortening
2 eggs
orange rind, grated
1/4 cup orange juice
2-1/2 c. flour
1 t. salt
1 t. baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar and shortening (or butter). Add eggs, juice and rind.

(Usually 2 oranges will produce 1/4 cup of juice. Grate the orange on the finest grate, then cut the orange in half and squeeze the juice. You can also use canned orange juice and bottled orange zest.)

Stir in dry ingredients. Chill. Roll on floured board. Cut into shapes. Bake@375 for 6 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1-20 (depending on who's home when you make them)
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are the best sugar cookies in the world. No matter what anyone else claims. It's that hint of orange that does it. You can also add some orange juice to the frosting for extra yum.

 

 

 

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