Mexican Orange Cookies

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 36 cookies
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Mexican Orange Cookies are lovely sugar cookies made with the tangy citrus fruit, orange. A light, tea-time snack prepared easily with sugar, shortening, grated orange peel, egg, flour and orange juice.  

A picnic snack with the perfect crispiness that is a favourite of many! You get a burst of zesty orange when you take a tasty bite of these dreamy cookies.

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  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. grated orange peel, soaked in 1 tbsp. boiling water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice

How to Make Mexican Orange Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream shortening with sugar, add egg and orange peel mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly. Blend in flour, alternately, with orange juice. Roll dough on floured board to ¼ inch thickness.
  • Cut shaped cookie cutter or doughnut round.
  • Place on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until browned. Makes 3 to 4 dozens.