Orange Peel Cookies

These cookies would be fab for Halloween, or a winter holiday party…but I could probably enjoy them year round! Another recipe from Mary Meade’s Magic Recipes for the Electric Blender

Orange Peel Cookies

(3 dozen)
Candied peel and sour cream give a flavor you’ll like.

Place in blender container
2 eggs
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup thick sour cream

Blend thoroughly, then add and run motor until finely chopped
1/4 cup candied orange peel

Sift together in mixing bowl
21/2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
Add liquid mixture to flour mixture and mix. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cooky sheet, pressing a small piece of candied peel into top of each cookie. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until delicately browned.

Comments

  1. I want to make these right now! 🙂 Any thoughts on where to find candied peel?

  2. You can find it with the fruit cake fruit in the grocery store. It is fairly easy to make your own as well. http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_24637,00.html

    And then you could try your local candy store…

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