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Orange Crispy

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Ingredients
  40% bran flakes 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Post Brand)
  Sifted flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (Calumet)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice/1.25 cups post toasties / grape-nuts flakes 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Crush cereal.
Sift flour once, measure,, add baking powder and salt, and sift again.
Add orange rind to shorteningr and cream thoroughly.
Add sugar gradually and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat thoroughly.
Then blend in milk and orange juice.
Add flour mixture gradually, blending; well.
Stir in cereal.
Chill until firm enough to roll.
Roll 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board.
Cut with floured 2 1/2-inch cutter.
Bake on greased baking sheet in hot oven (425°F.) 6 to 8 minutes.
Makes 3 to 4 dozen cookies.
Note: If desired, 1/2 cup dark corn syrup may be substituted for 1/2 cup of the sugar.
Increase flour to 1/2 cups and omit milk and orange juice.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
48

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