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Orange Slice Cookies I

Orange Slice Cookies I

"This recipe is my own adaptation of a recipe that came from my husband's grandmother. I made a few changes to suit my own family's tastes. These cookies are a big hit with kids as well as adults."
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servings 181 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings


  • Calories:
  • 181 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In large mixing bowl, cream together sugars and shortening till fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir into creamed mixture.
  2. Stir in the oats, and the orange candy. NOTE: Dip a pair of kitchen shears into a glass of hot water or spray with a non-stick spray to make snipping the orange slices easier. Using about one tablespoon of mixture for each cookie, roll into one inch balls. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

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I’m somewhat torn on this review… this is an absolutely beautiful cookie – thick and pretty, with little orange chunks of the orange candy peeking through. They’re the prized light and crispy a...

Most helpful critical review

Makes way more orange cookies than you'll ever want. The batter is the same as in a good oatmeal raisin cookie recipe though. So put raisins in it instead and it will at least be healthy, instea...

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I’m somewhat torn on this review… this is an absolutely beautiful cookie – thick and pretty, with little orange chunks of the orange candy peeking through. They’re the prized light and crispy a...

These were really tasty cookies. Crispy like a sugar cookie, chewy candy orange bits that were a surprisingly nice change. Next time I will cut the candies into smaller bits. I cut each one into...

I just made these and they are wonderful. Even my picky husband liked them. The orange slices add a great sweet taste. A real keeper!

I'm on my wife's account to post this review: These are just like my grandma made when I was a little boy nearly 30 years ago. After my wife heard about these seemingly strange cookies, she fo...

This was a yummy oatmeal cookie and the orange flavor made it especially unique. Next time I make it, I will be sure to snip the orange slices into smaller pieces. I cut them along the "sectio...

I added a cup of chopped walnuts and baked only 6 minutes at 350 degrees. Made a wonderful, chewy cookie. Everybody wanted the recipe.

Great recipe! Love the slightly crunchy edges and soft centers. I halved the recipe and it worked perfectly. I sprayed my knife with a little non-stick baking spray and didn't have many issues w...

These cookies came out great. I didn’t find them to be overly sweet as others had mentioned. It was a bit tedious to cut up the orange slices; I did use the sprayed kitchen shears as suggested...

Unbelievable! Just like I remembered from grade school! These were a huge hit a a party-everyone wanted the recipe.

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