Orange Slice Cookies I

This recipe for Orange Slice Cookies is a great way to use up any leftover oranges you may have. The cookies are soft and chewy with a hint of orange flavor. They are perfect for an afternoon snack or after-dinner dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats or rolled oats // adjust amount if using different type of oat
  • 2 cups orange-flavored fruit slice jelly candies

Instructions

To make these orange slice cookies, start by creaming together the sugar and shortening till fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat well. Then stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda,and salt before stirring it into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the oats and candy slices.

Use a tablespoon of dough for each cookie, rolling it into a ball before placing it on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 170
  • Total fat: 8 g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 20 mg
  • Sodium: 75 mg
  • Total carbohydrate: 23 g // adjust if using different type of oat
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g // adjust if using different type of oat
  • Sugars 12 g // this is an estimate because the recipe doesn’t specify how much sugar is in the candy slices
See also  Dried Cherry Cake
Orange Slice Cookies I

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