Candy Orange Slice Cookies

Tonya Freeman


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 vote

Makes about 5 dozen
30 Min
15 Min


  • 2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 3
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 can(s)
  • 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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About Candy Orange Slice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies

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