Sugar Cookies #2 (1950)
Eggs -- beaten
Grated orange rind
Sifted all-purpose flour
Cream shortning and sugar. Beat eggs and rind into mixture. Sift dry
ingredients. Add 1/2 of dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Mix
well. Add vanilla and milk and remaining dry ingredients. Chill
well. Roll 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board or pastry cloth;
cut into shapes with cooky cutters. Bake on ungreased cooky sheet in
moderate oven (375 deg. F) about 8-10 min. Makes about 6 doz. cookies.
The illustrations show a row of weirdly pin-headed gingerbread
persons in sugar overalls, and a fetching plateful of bells, boots,
wreaths, and what might be intended to be reindeer.