Messing Family Recipes


Nanny's Sugar Cookies

Colleen's mom, Earlene Nellie Witt, used to make these for Sam and Lauren

  1. Cream butter, sugar, orange peel and vanilla
  2. Add edd, beat until light and fluffy
  3. Stir in orange juice
  4. Mix dry ingredients together, blend into creamed mixture
  5. Divide dough in half
  6. Chill at least 1 hour
  7. On lightly floured surface, roll to 1/8 inch
  8. Cut into desired shapes with cutters
  9. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 375 degrees about 6 to 8 minutes
  10. Cool slightly
  11. Remove from pan and cool on rack
  12. Decorate

Makes 2 dozen

Description: From Earlene Nellie Witt