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Cardamom Orange Slices Recipe
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cardamom||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Finely shredded orange peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Finely chopped pistachio nuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4450 Calories from Fat 2201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 252 g388.1%
Saturated Fat 91.6 g458%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 453.4 mg
Sodium 1327.6 mg55.3%
Total Carbohydrates 499 g166.4%
Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.6%
Sugars 229.8 g
Protein 64 g127.7%
Vitamin A 74% Vitamin C 23.3%
Calcium 44.7% Iron 127.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add brown sugar, cardamom, orange peel, baking soda, and salt.
Beat until combined.
Add egg and vanilla; beat thoroughly.
Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.
Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
Shape the dough into two 7-inch-long logs.
Roll dough logs in chopped pistachio nuts to coat.
Wrap the dough logs in waxed paper or plastic wrap.
Chill for 4 to 48 hours.
Cut dough into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 375° oven about 8 minutes or until edges are firm.
Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
Transfer to wire racks to cool.