Orange Sugar Cookies

Orange Sugar Cookies

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"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

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  • Calories:
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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Delicious! Light, fluffy, airy with a hint of orange flavor. It's a quite lovely little cookie. Wanting a stronger flavor for some of them I also used the the Orange Cream Cheese Frosting fro...

These cookies are great -- not too sweet, and they taste fresh with the hint of orange. My batch made OVER 6 DOZEN 2-inch cookies. I actually chilled my dough for about a week, because I got s...

Although I received several compliments for these at a cookie exchange, I felt they were very bland. :( They puffed up alot with baking and were very airy, even after the dough was rolled out to...