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ORANGE DROP COOKIES

ORANGE DROP COOKIES
ORANGE DROP COOKIES

ORANGE DROP COOKIES

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup solid vegetable shortening
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1/2 cup orange juice
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Orange Frosting (recipe follows)

Preparation

Combine sugar, shortening, orange peel, orange juice and egg in a mixing bowl, blending well. Stir in flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees 8-9 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. Frost with Orange Frosting, if desired. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen.