Orange Slice Cookies

 

4 eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp. water
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped orange slice candy
2 c. brown sugar
2 1/2 c. flour, sifted
1 tsp cinnamon
1 c. chopped pecans

Mix together eggs and brown sugar, then add water and stir.  Sift gogether flour, salt and cinnamon and stir into batter.  Add candy and pecans.  Spread batter into two 9x13 inch sheet cake pans wich have been greased and dusted with flour.   Bake at 325 for 20 minutes.  Remove from oven and cut into 1 1/2 inch squares immediately.  Cover with icing and let cool completely to serve.

Icing/Glaze:

3 c. powdered sugar, sifted
3 Tbsp. melted butter
1 Tbsp. grated orange rind
juice of 1 orange

Combine all ingredients adding enough orange juice tomake a thin icing.  Pour icing over cut cookies, allowing it to soak in.  Leave cookies in pan until completely cooled.  It may be necessary to recut them ater they are cooled.

Brenda Camp