Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Orange Slice Candy Cookies with White Chips and Nuts

I saved this recipe for Orange Slice Cookies as soon as I saw it. And while adding orange slice candy to cookies might seem a little odd, it adds a big burst of flavor that works well with white chocolate chips and nuts. And please don't skimp on the nuts! They really are a key component. The recipe is a slight variation of chocolate chip cookies. I did try the recipe exactly as is, it produces a nice, somewhat crispy cookie, perfect for a strong cuppa or glass of milk:@) It's also good if you need quite a few cookies for your function, the yield, using a cookie scoop, is about 72+ cookies.

This is a cookie for ~sweet~ lovers folks.
We will be revisiting this recipe shortly,
I do have a few tweaks to make another variation:@)
Tip: Even after rolling in sugar, the cut candy is sticky.
I just pushed the pieces down into the dough.
Seemed easier to mix in that way.

Orange Slice Cookies-from Taste of Home
1 C candy orange slices
1 1/2 C sugar, divided
1 C butter, softened
1 C shortening
1 1/2 C brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
4 C A/P flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt-I used salted butter and only added a pinch
1 C white chocolate chips
1 C chopped pecans, can use walnuts
  1. Cut orange slices into 8 pieces, roll in 1/4 C sugar, set aside.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, brown sugar and remaining 1 1/4 C sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs, beat in vanilla.
  4. Mix flour, baking soda and salt, stir into wet ingredients.
  5. Stir in candy, chips and nuts.
  6. Roll into 1" balls, place on baking sheet 2" apart.
  7. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown on edges.
  8. Remove cookies from sheets to cooling racks.
Enjoy a cookie and have a happy day:@)

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  1. I consider myself a cookie monster, LOL, and orange and white chocolate sound like an amazing pairing. The gang is going to Green Bay this weekend. I always elect to stay home for a rare couple of days alone!!

  2. Ooh what a fabulous cookie for the holidays! I love the idea of the orange candy chopped into these. A beautiful, fragrant cookie ^_^


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