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Orange-Oatmeal Cookies

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Quick cooking oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Preheat oven to 350F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets.
Sift flour with baking soda and salt; set aside.
In large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat shortening, brown sugar, and egg until fluffy.
At low speed, beat in orange peel and orange juice.
Then beat in flour mixture just until com- bined.
Stir in oats, raisins, and nuts.
Drop by tablespoon, 2 inches apart, onto pre- pared cookie sheets.
Bake 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden.
Remove to wire rack; cool.
Makes about 2-1/2 dozen

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3311 Calories from Fat 1379

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g240.4%

Saturated Fat 31 g155.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1740.2 mg72.5%

Total Carbohydrates 466 g155.5%

Dietary Fiber 24.6 g98.4%

Sugars 258.6 g

Protein 49 g97.8%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 62.5%

Calcium 22.2% Iron 73.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Orange-Oatmeal Cookies Recipe