Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Kim Biegacki


These are a light, chewy and crispy cookie with a hint of orange flavor. A nice twist on the classic recipe.

I was browsing through my mother-in-laws family cookie cookbook when I found it. Anyway, it sounded yummy to me and so I copied it down to make.
I think the cookbook is called Pany Best Cookies. There were so many good recipes in there, I think I will ask to see it again this year.


★★★★★ 5 votes

5 dozen
10 Min
15 Min


  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 2 large
  • 4 tsp
    grated orange rind
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 3 c
    rolled oats

How to Make Orange Oatmeal Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Blend flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; add shortening, eggs, orange rind, and juice. Mix well.
  2. Stir in oats.
  3. Drop level tablespoonfuls of dough on greased baking sheet 2 inches apart.
    ***Bake 12 to 15 minutes for a crispy, crunchy light orange flavor cookie.
    *****Bake 10 to 11 minutes for soft, chewy and pop of orange flavor cookie.
  4. Ready to eat....gotta pour a tall glass of cold milk first. :-)

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About Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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