Orange Spice Cookies

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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 66 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup granulated sugar, the powdered sugar, butter, shortening, and eggs.
  • Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the flour, orange peel, cream of tartar, baking soda, cardamom, ginger, and salt.
  • Beat at low speed until a soft dough forms.
  • Cover with plastic wrap.
  • Chill 1-2 hours or until firm.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees while dough is chilling.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll balls in granulated sugar.
  • Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookies sheets.
  • (Optional) Flatten balls with bottom of drinking glass, wiping glass with damp cloth to prevent sticking.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Let cool for 1 minute before removing from cookies sheets.
  • Cool completely before storing.
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