My Mom's Orange Cookies

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Carrie C. 62

"This cookie is a holiday staple in my house. My mother has been making these cookies since I can remember."
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36 servings yields 6 dozen
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, orange juice and rind.
  3. Combine flour, salt, soda and powder.
  4. Alternate dry ingredients and buttermilk into the wet mixture.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile make icing... combine sugar, orange juice and rind. Orange juice can be added to desired consistency.
  8. Allow cookies to cool slightly before icing.
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