Orange-Pecan Icebox Cookies

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 648


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup vegetable shortening solid
1 egg
1 tablespoon orange rind grated
2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
2 cups whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup pecans chopped


In a large mixer bowl at medium speed, beat sugar, brown sugar, butter or margarine, and shortening until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, orange rind and juice. At low speed, gradually beat in flour and baking soda until moistened. Beat in pecans (mixture will be soft). Divide into three portions place each on waxed paper and form into a 1 1/2 -inch diameter roll, about 8 inches long. Wrap each portion in the waxed paper then in foil and chill overnight or up to several days.

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease baking sheets. Unwrap rolls of dough and slice 1/4 inch thick. Place 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool cookies on wire racks.

Store in an airtight container. Dough keeps in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 648
Calories from Fat: 337

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