Crispy Orange-Almond CookiesI like to serve these light crispy cookies with ice cream or sherbet. The recipe…
Crispy Orange-Almond Cookies
1 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup chopped almonds
In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg, orange juice, peel and extract.
Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Stir in almonds.
Roll into 1-in.
Place 2 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool.