Recipe: Orange Slice Cookies or Bars

February 28, 2021 | Recipes

Orange Slice Cookies or Bars

1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
½ tsp. salt
2 c. rolled oats
2 c. (12 oz.) candy orange slices
1 c. coconut (opt.)

Cream sugars and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla and beat. Mix dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture. Add oats. Snip candy with scissors dipped in water. Drop or roll 1 tablespoon of dough into a ball. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until browned. Makes 6 dozen.

Can also be baked in greased 7×11-inch pan until lightly browned.

Alice Johnson


This recipe comes from the West Liberty Sesquicentennial Cookbook and is used with permission.

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