1t grated orange peel
1c shortening (1/2 butter)
1c brown sugar
1 1/2c flour
1c granulated sugar
1 1/2t salt
3c quick-cooking oats
Chop walnuts very fine in blender. Cream shortening, sugars, vanilla & orange peel until fluffy. Beat in eggs until well blended. Add walnuts. Resift flour with salt and soda into walnut mixture; stir until blended. Add oats. Cover and chill several hours. Roll on floured board about 1/8" thick. Cut with 2 1/2-3" cutter. Bake 350° about 10 minutes until golden brown. Cool and frost.
Beat 1/2c soft margarine, 3c sifted powdered sugar, 2T cream, 1t grated orange peel together until blended. Icing for 3 dozen cookie sandwiches.
1/2t Baking Powder
Cream margarine and sugar. Add nuts, water and vanilla. Sift together and add dry ingredients. Gradually chill until firm enough to handle. Roll into teaspoon size balls. Bake 375° for 12 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar.
3/4c Shortening (part margarine)
2 1/2c Flour
1t Baking Powder
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs & flavoring. Blend in flour, baking powder & salt. Cover. Chill at least 1 hour. Heat over to 400°. Roll dough 1/8" thick. Cut into shapes. Bake 6-8 minutes.