This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
Don't forget to check Shirley's blog.
(by Shirley McNevich)
2/3 cup Crisco
2 TBSP grated orange rind
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup orange juice squeezed from the fresh orange that you used to get the rind from
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Heat oven to 400 degrees. In a mixer, combine Crisco, white sugar and egg thoroughly. Add orange juice, orange rind and beat. Add baking soda, salt, baking powder, and flour--mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful about 2" apart from each other on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees 8-10 minutes or until cookies are brown on the edges.