White Christmas Cookies

White Christmas Cookies

Great for a cookie exchange

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

Dozen

1/2
cup crisco shortening
1
cup sugar
1/2
tablespoon butter softened
1 1/2
teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4
cup orange juice
3
eggs
3
cups flour
2
tablespoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Combine sugar, butter and shortening in a bowl and beat until fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time beating in between.
  3. Add Orange juice and Vanilla extract and beat until well mixed.
  4. In separate bowl combine flour, salt and baking powder.
  5. Slowly add dry ingredient mixture (flour salt etc.) to the other mixture containing the eggs while beating on a slow speed.
  6. when everything is combined roll balls of dough to desired size and bake in a 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes
  7. Once the cookies are cooled frost them with nutella or make a white frosting with confectioners sugar, water and almond extract. The white frosting shouldn't be too runny it should heavily coat the back of a spoon your cookies. while wet sprinkle colored sugar if desired.
Makes Dozen
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
once dried store in a tin or air tight plastic container. They can be frozen before you frost them if you want to make them ahead of time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving ()
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.