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Orange Butter Gems

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), powdered
  All-purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Orange extract 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375°F

MAKING
2. In a bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3. In another bowl sift flour, measure and sift again with mace and salt.
4. Add 1 cup of the flour mixture to the butter-sugar mixture.
5. Beat in egg, orange peel and orange extract and add remaining flour mixture.
6. Put dough into cookie press and form cookies on ungreased baking sheet.
7. Bake in the preheated oven 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

SERVING
8. Decorate with tinted frosting if desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 915 Calories from Fat 423

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.2%

Saturated Fat 29.6 g148%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 173.8 mg57.9%

Sodium 154.4 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 51.3 g

Protein 10 g20.5%

Vitamin A 29.6% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 22.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Butter Gems Recipe