Orange Slice Cookie Mix
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.
Attach these directions to jar:
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.
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
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