Rose DeWitt's Orange Cookies
  • Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes
  • Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
  • 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.
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix ingredient's together.
  3. Drop by spoon full onto greased sheet pan.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  5. When cooled, apply the orange icing.
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"