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Sugar Loaf Orange Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Orange 1 , squeezed for juice
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar cubes 30
  Grand marnier 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (orange liqueur)
Directions

Preheat oven to 450°.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
With a pastry blender or two knives, used scissor fashion, cut in butter until the mixture is the consistency of coarse cornmeal.
Stir in orange peel.
Combine the juice of 1 orange and enough milk to make 3/4 cup liquid.
Make a well in the center of the crumb mixture and add the liquid all at once. Beat by hand 1/2 minute.
Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board and knead quickly and gently 1/2 minute.
Roll out to 1/2" thickness and cut with a (2" diameter) round cookie cutter. Place rounds on ungreased teflon cookie sheets.
Dip each sugar cube in Grand Marnier and then place on a round.
Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Orange

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