What happens when you add a candied orange peel to a classic spice cookie? You bake a tangy treat that will have family and friends clamoring for more. You may want to make a double batch, because these will disappear in a flash.
Preheat oven to 375º, grease cookie sheets.
Combine shortening, sugars, egg, sour cream, raisins, nuts and citron or orange peel. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and baking soda. Gradually add flour mixture to shortening mixture, stirring until blended.
Drop by rounded teaspoons 2″ apart on cookie sheets.
Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cool. Makes approximately 42 cookies.
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