If your color is ORANGE!

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Take the time to make these Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies for your game day
celebration. Even if your color is NOT orange…these melt in your mouth,
fabulous cookies will add to your celebration, no matter who wins the day.

They are one of the best cookies I have ever tasted. They take a little bit more
time with the added frosting… but with every bite, you will be so happy
that you gave them a try!

ORANGE CHOCOLATE CHIP  COOKIES

1 c. vegetable shortening
2 eggs
½ tsp. salt
1 c. sugar
4 tsp. orange juice
1 c. chocolate chips
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
2¼ c. flour
3 tsp. grated orange rind

Preheat oven to 350°. Cream together shortening, sugar, cream cheese, eggs and orange juice.
Combine flour and salt; mix thoroughly and stir into creamed mixture. Add chocolate chips and
grated orange rind and mix completely. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls and bake on a greased
jelly roll pan for 10 to 12 minutes.

ORANGE CREAM FROSTING

2 c. powdered sugar
3 oz. cream cheese
1 tsp. orange juice
1 tbsp. orange rind

Mix all ingredients together and beat well. Frost cookies.

Excerpt From: Michelle Huxtable. “The Gathering of Friends, Volume One.

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