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Orange Lunch Box Cookies

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"A jazzed up sugar cookie from the Maine Woods."
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servings 607
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 1/2 dozen)


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  1. Cream margarine or butter, add brown sugar gradually. Add unbeaten egg, grated orange rind and vanilla. Beat well.
  2. Add flour sifted with baking powder and salt. Mix well. Chill dough until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Mix granulated sugar and nuts. Roll dough into small balls the size of walnuts. Flatten on greased cookie tin and sprinkle with sugar and nut mixture. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on racks. Store in tightly covered jar or tin.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 607 calories; 30.6 78.5 7.1 92 624 Full nutrition

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Crispy, light, extremely delicious cookies!..

These are delicious!

Variation: used lemon vest instead of orange. Formed into "logs", after cool dipped bottom in white chocolate and 1/2 bath in milk chocolate disks. Chopped walnuts very fine in food processor a...

I used zest from mandarin oranges and added a 1/2tsp dried lavender flowers. Otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. The cookies turned out fluffy and chewy. I'm a crunchy fan 100%! Some had mo...

I used pecans instead of walnuts, and added a splash of orange juice before adding the flour. After I baked the cookies, I dipped the bottom into white chocolate. They baked into not too thin an...