Monday, March 13, 2006

Easy Orange Slice Cookies

1 (9 oz.) package yellow cake mix
1 large egg
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped pecans
12 orange slice candies, chopped

Preheat oven to 350°. Place cake mix, egg, and oil in a mixing bowl and stir until well blended. Add pecans and candies; stir well. Drop from a tablespoon onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges of cookies brown slightly. Remove cookies from pan and cool on wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen cookies.

This is my adaptation of a prize-winning recipe by Hattie Jane Norvell of Danville, KY. It was published in the December, 2004, Kentucky Living print edition.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)