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Rose DeWitt's Orange Cookies

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Serves | Prep Time 10-15 minutes | Cook Time 12-15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Rosalie Sailstad's Grandma Rose DeWitt made these cookies for her granddaughter while living in Stratford, CT. Fun fact about the DeWitt Family: Joyce DeWitt from the TV sitcom "Three's Company" is also a granddaughter of Rose DeWitt.

Submitted by: "Rosalie and Jack Sailstad"

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
Juice and rind of 2 oranges
2 eggs
1 cup sour milk
4 cups flour, maybe a bit more
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
Icing: Juice and rind of one orange, mix with powdered sugar to desired consistency.


Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix ingredient's together.

Drop by spoon full onto greased sheet pan.

Bake for 12-15 minutes.

When cooled, apply the orange icing.

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