Orange slice cookie recipe for a gift in a jar idea.
What you needApprox. 1 Quart / 1.1 Litre Wide mouthed Jar
Recipe ingredients as shown below
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Follow the instructions in the recipes in a jar project.
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups orange slice candies — quartered (10 ounce package)
Mix together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside. Layer ingredients in order given in a quart sized “wide mouth” canning jar.
Press each layer firmly in place. Add the orange candies last. It will be a tight fit.
Orange Slice Cookies
Remove orange slice candy from jar. Set aside. Empty remaining cookie mix into large mixing bowl.
Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.
ADD: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE.
Add 1 egg slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended.
You may need to finish mixing with your hands.
Mix in orange slice candy.
Shape into large sized balls.
Place 2 inches apart on sprayed baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.