Orange Slice Cookies

Orange Slice Cookies Recipe
The Spruce
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(10)
  • Total: 32 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 72 cookies (72 servings)

Orange slice cookies are made with butter, vanilla, oats, coconut and one surprising ingredient: citrus slice candies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 cups orange slice candies (finely snipped)
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 350 F.

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  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugars with shortening and butter until light and fluffy.

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  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract; beat well.

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  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir to blend.

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  5. Stir dry mixture into the creamed mixture.

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  6. Add in oats, orange slice candy, and coconut and stir to combine.

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  7. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on a greased cookie sheet.

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  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned.

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  9. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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  10. Serve and enjoy!

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