Orange Sugar Cookies

Orange Sugar Cookies Easy to make, but tastes great. This orange cookie holds it’s shape well and can be used with figured boards or cookie molds and stamps. Dust with confectioners’ sugar after baking for an elegant finish.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 8 hrs

    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 2 dozen

  • In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the orange juice, vanilla and orange zest. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, stir into the creamed mixture until well blended. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters or stamps. Place cookies 1 inch apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Per Serving: 259 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 39.2g; fat 9.5g; cholesterol 31.3mg; sodium 135.3mg.