Candy Orange Slice Cookies

1
Tonya Freeman

By
@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Candy Orange Slice Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Fold in coconut, oatmeal, pecans and orange slice candies.
  • 3Spoon out onto a greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

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About Candy Orange Slice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies