Orange Sugar Cookies

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 23mins
YIELD: 5 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Add egg, and beat.
  • Add vanilla and orange rind; mix well.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, and mix well.
  • Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut with a 3-inch cookie cutter, and place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Sprinkle with sugar crystals.
  • Bake at 375* for 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • Yield: abut 5 dozen.
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