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Orange Lunch Box Cookies

dschecht

A jazzed up sugar cookie from the Maine Woods.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 607 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 78.5g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 624 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  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.
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Reviews

kay
8
8/2/2005

Crispy, light, extremely delicious cookies!..

dschecht
3
10/13/2004

These are delicious!

vwshelb
2
1/7/2008

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 and folded into dough. Great flavor, will definitely try again with orange zest. Great cookie!