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Orange Peanut Butter Refrigerator Cookies

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped pecan nut meats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375° F before baking.

MAKING
2) Sift together dry ingredients except sugars.
3) Combine shortening and peanut butter until well-blended.
4) Slowly cream in granulated and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
5) Beat in egg and then stir in orange juice and rind.
6) Slowly fold in the flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
7) Mix in nut meats.
8) Figure the mixture into 2 rolls 2 inches in diameter.
9) Cover them with waxed paper and chill in fresh-food compartment until firm.
10) Slice them into 1/8-inch pieces.

FINALIZING
11) On a greased baking sheet, place the slices and then bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven.

SERVING
12) Serve with coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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