Orange Refrigerator Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Evaporated milk||2 Tablespoon|
|Orange rind||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, grated|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg, beating well.
Add evaporated milk, orange rind, and vanilla, beating well.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
Shape dough into two 12- x 2-inch rectangles.
Place pecan halves lengthwise down the center of each rectangle, fold sides of dough tightly over pecans, forming logs.
Wrap logs in waxed paper; chill at least 2 hours.
Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices, place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350Â° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool cookies on wire racks.
Calories 425 Calories from Fat 165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 g28.8%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.1%
Trans Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 36.7 mg12.2%
Sodium 278.8 mg11.6%
Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%
Sugars 25.8 g
Protein 6 g11.5%
Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 8.7%
Calcium 12.2% Iron 12.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet