Orange Slice Cookie Bar Recipe with Pecans

Crushed nuts on cookie dough

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  • Total: 47 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Servings: 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
185 Calories
10g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 126mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 2g
Calcium 62mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

If you want to add a nice, fruity kick to your cookies, try this orange slice cookie bar recipe. In it, the cookie sheet is made with brown sugar, orange candy slices, pecans, and butter. Your cookies just got a little bit sweeter (not that they needed to be sweeter, but we promise they're delicious)!


  • 1 pound brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 pound orange candy slices

Steps to Make It

  1. Cut orange slices into small pieces.

  2. Pour melted butter over brown sugar and beat.

  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

  4. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together.

  5. Add dry ingredients a little at a time.

  6. Add vanilla, pecans and chopped orange slices.

  7. Spread in a [greased and floured] 9 x 13-inch pan.

  8. Bake at 350 F for about 25 to 35 minutes. Cool and cut into squares. Remove from pan.

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