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  • 1 cup firmly packed golden
  • brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange rind,
  • grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • dash of salt


Servings 3
Adapted from


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Beat brown sugar and butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add orange rind, egg and vanilla; beat until creamy. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to sugar mixture. On well-floured surface, roll out 1/2 dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into shapes with floured cookie cutters.

Bake on prepared cookie sheets 12-15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

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