Saturday, January 16, 2010

Yummy Sugar Cookies

2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
2/3 cup shortening (or 1/3 cup butter and 1/3 cup shortening)
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp grated orange peel
1 TBS + 1 tsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cream shortening and sugar and beat. Add eggs, milk, orange peel and milk. Beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients and stir well. Split dough and wrap in cellophane. Pat into patties. Refridgerate 3 hours. Roll out dough between lightly floured plastic wrap. Cut and bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8 minutes at 375*F. (P.S. Wash unpeeled oranges before grating)

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