|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Part Butter Or Margarine)|
|Cream cheese||4 Ounce|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), unsifted|
|Grated orange rind||1 Tablespoon, grated|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Semi sweet chocolate chips||6 Ounce|
|Orange icing||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
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 350Ã‚Â°F. about 15 minutes.
Cookies should be only very lightly browned.
While warm, frost with icing.
Makes 5Ã¢â‚¬â€6 dozen.