ORANGE REFRIGERATOR COOKIES

1 cup shortening
(1/2 butter may be used)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon orange rind
(one orange)
2 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon soda
1/4 teaspoon orange extract

Chopped blanched almonds may be used


Cream the shortening and sugar together thoroughly.  Add the egg, well beaten, the orange juice and rind.  Beat vigorously and add the dry ingredients sifted together.   shape into rolls of desired size on waxed paper.  Freeze and slice 1/4 inch thick.

Bake at 400 degrees (hot oven) for about 10 minutes.
Quantity:  48 cookies

Mrs. G. R. Cummings