Orange refrigerator cookies

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 20:00

SIFT TOGETHER: 2 cups flour, 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder and ½ teaspoon salt

CREAM: ½ cup shortening, ¾ cups sugar and 2 tablespoons grated orange rind

ADD: 1 egg to creamed mixture and beat hard

STIR IN: ½ of the flour mixture, plus 3 tablespoons evaporated milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla

STIR IN: Rest of mixture

SHAPE INTO: Roll or rectangle 12-by-2-inches

CHILL: For one hour until firm.

CUT: Into slices ¼ inch thick

BAKE: At 375 degrees for about 12 minutes.

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