Orange Sugar Cookies

Orange Sugar Cookies
Need It is perfect for Christmas. Head to the store and pick up shortening, orange juice, vanillan extract, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 8 hours and 25 minutes.

Instructions

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.
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2
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, stir into the creamed mixture until well blended. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
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3
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness.
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4
Cut into shapes with cookie cutters or stamps.
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5
Place cookies 1 inch apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
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6
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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