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Chunky Orange Marmalade Cookies Recipe
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Chunky Orange Marmalade Cookies Recipe

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My mother had this recipe in her cookie collection and she and I began baking these when I was a young teen. There is no sugar among the ingredients, just the subtle taste of marmalade to add sweetness. It's a soft cookie with an interesting combination of orange and chocolate.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 181 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream the shortening, egg yolk and marmalade until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor’s Note: This recipe uses marmalade for sweetener and does not need additional sugar.
Originally published as Chunky Orange Marmalade Cookies in Reminisce Extra September 2006, p53


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Metrocookbookdivany User ID: 6837772 237960
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2015

"Good texture, overall tasted like a spice cookie. I'd cut the salt to 1/4 tsp bc it was overpowering. This cookie was lacking something. Without the chocolate chips it would have been inedible. Possibly some orange zest and a 1/4 cup sugar would have rounded out the flavor."

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BonnieBryant User ID: 770618 208313
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"These are so good. A quiet bite of flavors. My friends all wanted the recipe."

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