Candy Orange Slice Cookies

Tonya Freeman

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@THilton

Another one of my treasured recipes from my Mother. She loved making these cookies to give away at Christmas and some people (including me!) came back for more!


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Serves:

Makes about 5 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
vegetable shortening
1 c
sugar
2 c
light brown sugar
3
eggs
3 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
3 Tbsp
water
1 can(s)
coconut
3 c
oatmeal, uncooked
1 1/2 c
pecans, in pieces
25
orange slice candy, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream shortening and sugars together and add flour and baking powder. Dissolve the baking soda in the water and add to mixture.
2
Fold in coconut, oatmeal, pecans and orange slice candies.
3
Spoon out onto a greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies