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       Title: Orange Cookies (Grandma Shepard)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
  
            Cookies:
       1 c  Crisco: solid; not liquid
       1 ts Baking soda
       2 c  Sugar
       1 pn Salt
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Baking powder: heaping
       1 c  Sour milk
       4 c  Flour
       1 md Orange: juice & grated rind
            Icing:
       1 tb Butter: melted
       1 md Orange: juice & grated rind
       3 c  Powdered sugar
  
      In a large mixing bowl, cream the Crisco and sugar until light and
   fluffy. Add eggs slowly until blended well.  Add sour milk and orange
   juice.  (If sour milk is not available, mix 1 t vinegar with 1 c milk.)
   Separately, mix baking soda, salt, baking powder and flour. Add mixture
   slowly to batter, mixing well. Drop a heaping T for each cookie, onto a
   greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 12 min. Cool on a wire rack.
   Should make about 3 dozen cookies.
      For icing, put melted butter in bowl and add powdered sugar. Mix
   together.  Add grated rind.  Slowly add orange juice until a very thick
   consistency is reached.
      An old family recipe, from Josephine Bowles Shepard, 1894-1966.
      NOTE: for icing try 2 T softened butter 1 T grated orange peel 4 c
   sifted confectioner’s sugar 2 T orange juice In small bowl of electric
   mixer, combine all ingredients. Beat at medium speed until smooth and easy
   to spread. If too thick, add a little more orange juice.
  
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