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Germantown Cookies

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"Almost a macaroon type cookie: These make great Fund-Raiser Cookies. They sell very fast!"
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Ingredients

27 m servings 155
Original recipe yields 40 servings (40 cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the butter mixture. Finally, mix in the orange zest, coconut, oats and pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges begin to brown slightly. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 2 to 3 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 155 calories; 8.5 18.7 1.9 22 94 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

One of my new favorite recipes! These are delicious! I didn't have orange zest so I used 1 tsp of lemon juice. I don't know if that really did anything. I also added 1 c of semi-sweet chocol...

Most helpful critical review

They were not bad, but not a lot of flavor and too soft.

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One of my new favorite recipes! These are delicious! I didn't have orange zest so I used 1 tsp of lemon juice. I don't know if that really did anything. I also added 1 c of semi-sweet chocol...

I enjoyed these cookies and even had a request for the recipe. Chewy and mild flavor. I might add more orange flavoring next time.

Yum! These are great cookies. I can't possible see how the recipe can be tweaked at all. They're perfect just the way they are! Thanks for sharing!

They were not bad, but not a lot of flavor and too soft.

very dry

I make these every year for the holidays and everyone loves them!! The substitutions I make are using half a cup of butter and half a cup of shortening, this changes the texture and they are PER...

Very yummy recipe. I used orange extract instead of zest and they still taste great! Love the texture too.

Best cookies every

Wanted to get out of my cookie rut rotation (oatmeal, chocolate chip, peanut butter) so I tried these. Had all ingredients except orange peel so I used 1/2 teaspoon of orange extract. Wow- real...