Orange Slice Cookies

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

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

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Serves:
6 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

Step-by-Step

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

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About Orange Slice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Christmas