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Orange Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Bars, by , is from The Oostenink Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alyce Olson
Added: Monday, January 24, 2005


1/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
9 candy orange slices (cut-up)
1/4 cup walnuts
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp butter
Juice of one orange

Mix all together. Put in pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes. When cool frost with frosting recipe.




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