In a medium bowl, combine flour, bakingpowder and salt. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugaruntil light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add vanilla and orange zest.Stir in milk. Gradually add flour mixture to wet ingredients;stir just until combined and a ball forms. Refrigerate 1 to 2hours or until firm enough to handle.
Roll dough out on a floured surface to1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 3 inch cookie cutter. Place 1 1/2-inchesapart on lightly buttered cookie sheets.
Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 6 to8 minutes or until a delicate golden color. Cool completely onracks. Frost with Vanilla Frosting.
For Vanilla Frosting: In a small mixingbowl, combine sugar, butter and vanilla. Gradually add milk;beat until smooth and creamy.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin MilkMarketing Board, Inc.
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