candy orange slice cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Tonya Freeman
from St. Clair Shores, MI

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!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves Makes about 5 dozen
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For candy orange slice cookies

  • 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
    coconut
  • 3 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 25
    orange slice candy, chopped

How To Make candy orange slice cookies

  • 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.

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