orange slice cookies

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By Beverley Williams
from San Antonio, TX

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

serves 6 dozen
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange slice cookies

  • 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

How To Make orange slice cookies

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

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