Step 1: Get your ingredients together!
1 Cup ( 250 mL) granulated sugar
1/2 Cup (125 mL) butter , softened & cooled slightly (don't use margarine, it tastes bad)
1/3 Cup (75 mL) vegetable shortening
2 eggs (at room temp.)
1 tsp (5mL) grated orange peel
1 tsp (5mL) vanilla
2 3/4 Cups (675 mL) all-purpose flour
1 tsp (5mL) salt
5 rolls (.9 oz./22 g each) ring shaped hard candies (assorted flavors for colors),
life saver brands come to mind, or other brands are OK too.
Some sheets of Aluminum foil
Cookie Pans (metal or glass)
This makes four (4) Dozen Cookies