Yield
about 8 1/2 dozen

How to Make It

Step 1

Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 2

Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a small mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well after each addition. Stir in half of grated rind and 1/8 cup orange juice, mixing well.

Step 3

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Step 4

Combine remaining orange rind, juice, and powdered sugar in a medium mixing bowl, beating well; spread evenly over tops of cooled cookies.

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