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Orange Slice Cookies

By Debbie Thornton


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 12


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup orange slice candy, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


Preheat oven to 375˚F.

Cream together the shortening and both sugars. Mix in the eggs, then stir in the chopped orange slices.

Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir into liquid mixture. Add oatmeal and coconut, and stir to combine.

Drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheet.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

Remove from oven and let set on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

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