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       Title: Orange  Sugar  Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Ethnic
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       2    Sticks butter
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       1 tb Orange flower water (or
            Orange extract)
       2 tb Freshly squeezed orange
            Juice
            Zest of 1 orange, very
            Finely chopped
       2 c  Sifted flour
     1/4 ts Salt
  
     Cream together the butter and sugar until creamy,
     about 3-5 minutes. Beat in egg, then add vanilla,
     orange flower water, orange juice, and zest. Sift
     together dry ingredients, and add to the butter
     mixture. Shape dough into 2 large flattened rounds.
     Wrap and chill for at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 350
     degrees.  On lightly floured surface, roll dough 1/8
     inch thick. Dip cutters in flour and cut into desired
     shapes. Using a metal spatula, carefully transfer
     cookies to baking sheets, leaving a 1 inch space
     between cookies. Bake 8-10 minutes, being carefully
     NOT to let cookies brown. Cool completely or racks,
     then decorate with royal icing.
  
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