Orange Cookies

Orange Cookie’s

Bake 375* for 12 to 15 Minutes


2-1/2 Cups sifted all purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven and grease cookie sheets.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper
Cream shortening, sugar, eggs until fluffy……
Mix in orange rind and orange juice until blended……
Mix in pecans
Bake until brown, remove to wire rack and frost while still warm.

Orange Icing:

Makes 1 & 2/3 cups


2 Tablespoons vegetable shortening
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 Tablespoon Grated orange rind in a bowl
Gradually stir in 2 – 3 Tablespoons of orange juice until smooth

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