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Chocolate-Orange Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Part Butter Or Margarine)
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), unsifted
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Semi sweet chocolate chips 6 Ounce
  Orange icing 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening and cheese together.
Add sugar, then eggs, beating until light and fluffy.
Stir in flour, orange rind, vanilla and salt, mixing well.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Drop by teaspoon-fuls about 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350°F. about 15 minutes.
Cookies should be only very lightly browned.
While warm, frost with icing.
Makes 5—6 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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