Total Time
24hrs 10mins
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 10 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 34 cups flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • 3 drops yellow food coloring
  • ICING

  • 12 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  1. in large bowl, cream butter and sugar.add egg and orange rind.mix well.
  2. sift together flour, salt and baking soda.
  3. add to creamed mixture --
  4. on a floured surface, knead dough till smooth --
  5. shape into 2 rolls about 1 1/2" in diameter.and flatten tops to make an oval shape.
  6. wrap in waxed paper and chill overnight.in refrigerator.
  7. preheat oven to 375* --
  8. grease and flour a cookie sheet.
  9. add food coloring to 1/4 cup granulated sugar.
  10. to make desired orange color.
  11. roll dough in colored sugar and slice 1/4" thick.
  12. arrange on cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  13. to prepare ICING:.
  14. mix powdered sugar and orange juice.
  15. brush cookies with icing --
  16. let cool.

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