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Serves Approx. 4 Dozen (maybe m | Prep Time 10-15 minutes | Cook Time 7 to 8 minutes

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Gooseberry Patch - Diane Long

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
Juice and Zest of 2 oranges, divided
1 cup sour cream
1 tbsp baking soda
5 cups flour
2 tbsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
16-oz. pkg. powdered sugar
2 tbsp butter, melted


Mix the sugar, shortening, eggs, juice and zest of one orange, and the sour cream.

Sift together the baking soda, flour, baking powder, and salt.

Add to the egg mixture.

Drop by tablespoonfuls on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake at 350 F for 7 to 8 .

To make the frosting: Mix together the remaining zest and juice, powdered sugar, and the butter.

Frost the cookies when cool.

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