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Orange Sugar Squares

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

1. Measjure flour, baking powder and salt into sifter.
2. Beat 'butter or margarine with 1 cup of the sugar until fluffy in a large bowl with an electric mixer at high speed; beat in eggs and orange rind. Sift in flour mixture, a third at a time, blending well. Chill until firm.
3. Roll out dough to a 16-inch square on a lightly floured pastry cloth or board; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Cut into 4-inch squares. Place, 1 inch apart, on large cookie sheets.
4. Bake in hot oven (400°) 8 minutes, or until firm. Remove cookies with spatula to wire racks to cool. Top with orange frosting, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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