These delicious little Halloween-inspired sweet treats are perfect for the season.



1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 drops Wild Orange doTERRA Essential Oils
2-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs, vanilla and Wild Orange essential oil and flavoring.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, and blend into egg mixture.
Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Roll out dough to ⅛-inch thickness on a floured board.
Cut into desired shapes and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, until cookies are a delicate golden color.

Makes approximately 4 dozen.


*Adapted from Betty Crocker’s Cookie Book