Orange Bars
(yield 50 pieces)

1 oz. candied pieces of orange
3 oz. butter
3 oz. powdered sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1 tablespoon orange liquor or juice
5 oz. flour
5 oz. powdered sugar
2-3 tablespoon orange liquor or juice
zest of 1 orange
2 oz. pistazzio nuts in small chunks
Cut candied orange in very fine slivers. Mix all ingredients for dough. Cover dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Roll out dough to 1/8 inch onto surface covered with some flour. Cut dough into bars of 2 x 1 inches. Put bars onto parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 400 F for 10 minutes. Let bars cool

Mix powdered sugar, orange liquor and zest. Brush mixture onto bars and top with pistazzio nuts. Let bars dry. (approximately 50 calories per piece).

For lemon bars:
Replace candied orange, zest of orange, and orange liquor with candied lemon, zest of lemon and lemon juice.

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