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Orange Cookies Recipe

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2 cups white sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 cup sour milk (2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon to milk)
5 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh orange rind

1/2 teaspoon orange rind
2 tablespoons orange juice
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar

Cream sugar and shortening.
Add eggs and stir.
Add sour milk; stir and set aside.
Sift together dry ingredients.
Mix all together.
Drop on cookie sheet by teaspoons.
Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
Mix ingredients for glaze and ice cookies while hot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Cindy Few. Her sister Mandy and I used to work together at PrimeVest Financial. We made a trip out to Pennsylvania to visit her family. Cindy made these delicious cookies while we were there. I loved them.




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