Orange Slice Cookies

orange slice oatmeal cookies
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  • 32 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 72 cookies (72 servings)
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Orange slice cookie recipe with butter, vanilla, oats, and coconut are filled with chopped orange sliced candies.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream sugars with shortening and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir to blend.
  3. Stir dry mixture into the creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in oats, orange slice candy, and coconut.
  5. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  6. Place on a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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