Braune Zucker Platzchen (Brown Sugar Cookies)

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Title: Braune Zucker Platzchen (Brown Sugar Cookies)
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: German, Cookies, Desserts


1 1/2 c Brown Sugar; Frimly Packed
2/3 c Shortening
2 Eggs; Large
2 tb Milk
1 tb Orange Rind; Grated
2 ts Baking Powder
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Cloves
1/4 ts Salt
2 c Unbleached Flour
1 c Raisins
1/2 c Nuts; Chopped, If Desired

Cream sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, milk and
orange rind. Stir togethr baking powder, spices, salt and flour. Mix into
sugar mixture. Stir in raisins and nuts, if used. Drop dough by
teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F. about 10 to
12 minutes, or until done. Remove from baking sheets and cool cookies on
rack. Store in airtight tins. Makes about 4 to 5 dozen cookies.

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