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Orange Cookies

  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 5 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon orange zest
  • 3/4 cup orange juice concentrate (thawed)
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  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3 cup powdered sugar or more
step-by-step directions
step-by-step directions
  • FOR THE COOKIES: Heat oven to 375 degrees F and grease cookie sheets.
  • Cream shortening and sugar. 
  • Mix in eggs. 
  • Add vanilla and sour cream. Set aside. 
  • Sift together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Slowly add to creamed mixture. 
  • Stir in ¾ cup of the orange juice concentrate and 2 tablespoons of the orange zest. 
  • Spoon onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 9 minutes. 
  • Place cookies on wire racks to cool. Ice them when they are cool.
  • FOR THE ICING: Mix together remaining ingredients. You may have to alter the amount of powdered sugar to make icing the right consistency.
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