Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup vegetable shortening

  2. 1/2 cup butter (do not use margarine)

  3. 1/2 cup sugar

  4. 2 large egg yolks, only

  5. 1/4 cup orange juice

  6. 2 oranges, zest of

  7. 4 cups all-purpose flour

  8. powdered sugar , to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 400^F.

  2. In a large bowl, beat shortening and butter until fluffy.

  3. Add sugar a little bit at a time.

  4. Add egg yolks, orange juice, and peel.

  5. Stir in flour with spatula.

  6. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 3/4". Cut out 2 1/2" circles and place them on a greased baking sheet. Roll the dough scraps and continue to roll until all the dough is used.

  7. Bake for 25 minutes. Be careful not to overcook them--they are done when they are barely starting to tan.

  8. Transfer to a rack to cool.

  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar through a fine sieve.


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