Orange Slice Cookies Recipe
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Orange Slice Cookies Recipe

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Soft candy orange slices are a refreshing addition to these crispy vanilla chip cookies from Britt Strain, Idaho Falls, Idaho. To quickly cut the orange candy, use scissors, rinsing the blades with cold water occasionally to reduce sticking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 1 cup orange candy slices
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Cut each orange slice into eight pieces. Roll in 1/4 cup sugar; set aside. In a bowl, cream the butter, shortening, brown sugar and remaining sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in chips, pecans and orange slice pieces.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 10 dozen.
Originally published as Orange Slice Cookies in Quick Cooking May/June 2001, p22

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GranBTX User ID: 5715431 241089
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2016

"Very good crispy cookie ... Was unclear as to whether to incorporate the sugar (1/4 cup) remaining from dredging the candy so I chose NOT to use the residual into the dough ~~ after testing the cookie, it really does not need it. ~~ Thanks for sharing!"

debpetersen User ID: 452182 227766
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2015

"Love these cookies"

aghig26 User ID: 2227976 79355
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"awesome cookies~"

linzerbug User ID: 161685 53593
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2010

"My family fell in love with these cookies and ask for them all the time in the fall. Great flavor!"

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