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1 cup butter or other shortening
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
3 tablespoons strained orange juice
2 3/4 cups (sifted) flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract


Cream the shortening, slowly beat in the shortening. Add the egg and beat thoroughly. Add the orange juice. Blend the mixture thoroughly. Sift 2 1/4 cups flour, salt and baking powder together and add to mixture. Then blend the nuts and orange rind with the remaining 1/2 cup of sifted flour. Add lemon extract. Form dough in a ball, wrap in wax paper and chill in the refrigerator several hours. Cut in thin slices, place on a well greased cookie sheet and bake in a hot oven, 400 degrees, about 8 to 10 minutes.

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