Sep 052010
 

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the Ingredeints

the Ingredeints

Creaming Shortening and Butter

Creaming Shortening and Butter

Adding Powdered Sugar

Adding Powdered Sugar

Adding Eggs

Adding Eggs

Adding Orange Juice Concentrate

Adding Orange Juice Concentrate

Adding Vanilla

Adding Vanilla

Adding Flour

Adding Flour

Cookie Dough

Cookie Dough

Almost in the Oven

Almost in the Oven

Out of the Oven

Out of the Oven

Icing Ingredients

Icing Ingredients

Mixing Powdered Sugar and Orange Juice Concentrate

Mixing Powdered Sugar and Orange Juice Concentrate

Icing!

Icing!

Iced Cookies

Iced Cookies

Many Iced Cookies!

Many Iced Cookies!

Orange Snowdrops

1/2 cup Shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1 whole Egg
1/2 6 ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 cup flour
Orange Frosting
1/2 6 ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted

In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed about 30 seconds or until softened. Add the powdered sugar and baking soda. Beat until combined. Beat in the egg, orange juice concentrate, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour.

Drop dough from a rounded teaspoon 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 oven about 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.

Frost cookies with Orange Frosting. Store in a single layer in an airtight container up to 1 day..

Orange Frosting: In a small mixing bowl stir together frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, and 3 cups sifted powdered sugar until smooth.

Makes about 5 dozen soft delicious cookies. I think you can tell how I feel about these cookies!

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