|Sifted all purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , well beaten|
|Grated orange rind/Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
Sift flour and baking powder together.
Cream shortening, add sugar gradually.
Add egg and orange rind and then the dry ingredients.
Then roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with a long narrow cooky cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Brush with egg white diluted with two tablespoons of water and sprinkle with a mixture of 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 4 tablespoons sugar.
Decorate with blanched almonds, raisins, cherries or small candies.
Bake at 375F 8 to 10 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2555 Calories from Fat 969
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110 g168.6%
Saturated Fat 27.5 g137.5%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 1442.2 mg60.1%
Total Carbohydrates 370 g123.2%
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.8%
Sugars 200.8 g
Protein 29 g57.9%
Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 11.3%
Calcium 43.9% Iron 65.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet