Italian Orange Juice Cookies: another traditional cookie that's a must in any complete collection of Italian cookie recipes!
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
-Please note that nutritional information is not completely accurate and may vary according to the size of your cookies and whether you add maraschino cherries or almonds to your cookies.
-If you are using maraschino cherries, slice in half and place on a paper towel in order to absorb the excess liquid. Otherwise they will bleed on the cookie.
-You can replace vegetable shortening with butter, however it may slightly alter the texture.
-The dough is quite sticky so avoid over handling it.
-These cookies will spread while baking so be sure to space two inches apart on the baking sheet.
-Italian Orange Juice Cookies can be frozen in a tightly sealed container. Defrost about an hour before serving.