Martha Washington's Jumbals

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 quarter teaspoon salt
Grated rind of 1 orange
1 egg well beaten
3 cups sifted flour

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar, salt and rind until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add the flour, working it thoroughly into dough.

Roll the dough on a lightly floured bowl to about 1/4 inch thick.

Cut into rings with a doughnut cutter and bake on greased cookie sheet until brown about 10 to 15 minutes. Cool on a rack.

Makes five dozen jumbals.