Orange Slice Cookies


  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups shortening
  • 1 1/2 tsp. soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 20 candy orange slices, chopped
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  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 can coconut
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 cups oatmeal


Cream brown sugar, sugar and shortening together in bowl. Dissolve soda in 3 tablespoons water. Add soda, eggs, candy, pecans and coconut to creamed ingredients, mixing well. Sift flour and baking powder together. add to batter, mixing well. Stir in oatmeal. Shape into roll. Chill wrapped, for several hours. Slice to desired thickness. Bake at 325 degrees F for 10-15 minutes. Note: May be frozen.

By Robin from Washington, IA


Orange Slice Cookies

As I am in Australia I don't know about cans of coconut. Can you tell me if this is dessicated coconut and how much it is in weight. It sounds like an interesting recipe. (08/18/2008)

By Janine


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