|Shortening||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||1 Teaspoon|
|Sifted all purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs) (Robin Hood)|
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Mincemeat||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped maraschino cherries||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.
Add eggs, beat until light and fluffy.
Mix in vanilla and orange rind.
Mix together flour, baking powder and salt, stir into creamed mixture along with milk.
Divide in half.
Chill for 2 hours.
Combine mincemeat, orange and lemon rinds, maraschino cherries and chopped nuts.
Roll out dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface and cut with 2 3/4 inch cutter.
Cut small circle in centre of half the cookies.
Place plain cookies on ungreased baking sheet.
Place 2 teaspoons filling on each.
Top with a cutout cookie, press edges with fork.
Bake in moderate oven (375Â° F.) about 12 minutes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6968 Calories from Fat 3589
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 404 g621.9%
Saturated Fat 101 g504.8%
Trans Fat 36 g
Cholesterol 729 mg243%
Sodium 2647.2 mg110.3%
Total Carbohydrates 677 g225.8%
Dietary Fiber 23.7 g94.9%
Sugars 326.9 g
Protein 162 g324.4%
Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 139.2% Iron 151.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet