Orange Cookies Recipe

I am literally in love with these Orange Cookies! i normally wouldn't like any fruit flavored cookies, but THIS snack I cannot resist!!! Oozing with the flavor of orange, the almonds make a delicious combination into it.
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Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange rind1⁄2
 Egg yolks4
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon
 Sifted flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Egg white1
 Almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3135 Calories from Fat 853

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.7%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g83%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 740.3 mg

Sodium 1131.2 mg47.1%

Total Carbohydrates 515 g171.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.2%

Sugars 256.5 g

Protein 61 g121.2%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 47.8%

Calcium 107.5% Iron 111.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a baking sheet.

MAKING
2) Combine and cream the butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
3) Add in the orange rind, egg yolks, and orange juice and mix well.
4) Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
5) Add into the creamed mix and mix well.
6) Refrigerate.
7) Lightly flour a board.
8) Taking little dough at a time, roll out to 1/8 inch thickness.
9) Cut in desired shapes.
10) Brush with beaten egg whites.
11) Combine the almonds and sugar and sprinkle over the cookies.
12) Arrange on the baking sheet and bake at 375°F for 7 to 8 minutes.

SERVING
13) Serve as a snack.
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