Orange Sugar Bells

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Bell-shaped cookies perfect for Christmas.

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • In large bowl beat shortening and butter or margarine until butter is softened. Add the sugar and beat until fluffy.
  • Add the egg, milk, orange peel, and vanilla and beat until well mixed. Add flour and baking powder and mix well.
  • Cover and chill about 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • Shape dough into two 8-inch long rolls. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for several hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • On the bottom half of each slice, place a cherry for the bell clapper. Fold in the sides of the slice, overlapping at the top and slightly covering cherry. Pinch in the sides to form a bell shape.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until done. Remove and cool on wire rack.