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    • Orange Cookies

      1/4 cup Butter, unsalted; softened
      1/2 cup granulated sugar
      1/2 tablespoon orange rind; grated
      1 cup all purpose flour
      1/8 teaspoon Salt
      1/8 teaspoon baking soda
      3 tablespoons granulated sugar
      few drops food coloring; yellow and red



      In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add orange rind, mix well, add remaining ingredients- flour, salt and baking soda.


      Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth.


      Divide in half. Wrap separately and chill until firm (about 1 hour).


      Shape each half into an 8" log. Roll logs in colored sugar to coat. Wrap and chill until hard (about 3 hours or overnight).


      Icing
      1/2 cup confectioners sugar
      2 tablespoons orange juice





      Butter and flour Easy-Bake Oven pans.
      Unwrap and slice dough into 1/4" rounds.


      Place 2 rounds in each prepared pan.
      Bake in Easy-Bake Oven until beginning to brown at edges (about 20 minutes).


      Cool pans on wire rack.



      While cookies are baking mix icing and add to warm cookies.

      Icing:
      Mix confectioners sugar and orange juice. When cookies are done, transfer to wire racks.
      Brush cookies with icing and let cool.
      Makes 72 Cookies


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