Orange Slice Cookies

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This was my great aunt Merline's recipe. My kids love these cookies at Christmas time.


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Serves:
6 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 c
shortening
1 c
packed brown sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
quick cooking rolled oats
2 c
(12 oz.) candy orange slices
1 c
flaked coconut

Step-By-Step

1Cut orange slices into pieces. The easiest way is to snip them with kitchen shears.
2In a large mixer bowl, cream together sugar, brown sugar and shortening until until fluffy.
3Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
4Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
5Stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture mixing well.
6stir in candy and coconut.
7Using about 1 Tbsp. mixture for each, roll into 1 inch balls.
8Place the balls on a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
9Remove from sheet and cool on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Christmas