These Cereal Orange Cookies are easy and very flavorful, made with cereal mix, raisins, a lot of orange zest and juice. These cookies are definitely a great treat for kids and not only. These orange cookies go very well for breakfast alongside a cup of coffee or a glass of milk.

These Cereal Orange Cookies are very easy and quick to prepare. You need just one bowl and ingredients are added one at a time. There is no need to chill the dough so in this way you can enjoy some delightful homemade cookies in no time.

We have really enjoyed these cookies as a snack during the day, or for breakfast. Hope you will give them a try and let me know if you do. Enjoy!

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Cereal Orange Cookies

Cereal Orange Cookies

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These Cereal Orange Cookies are easy and very flavorful, made with cereal mix, raisins, a lot of orange zest and juice. These cookies are definitely a great treat for kids and not only.
Servings 3 servings
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 48 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick (110g) butter
  • 1 tbsp lard
  • 1/2 cup +2 tbsp (120g) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 8 tbsp cereal mix (oat, barley, wheat) - a little crushed into mixing bowl
  • 1 tsp (4g) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (6g) baking soda
  • freshly grated zest from 4 oranges
  • fresh orange juice from 1 orange
  • 1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
  • 3.5 oz (100g) black raisins
  • 2 cups (250g) flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, lard and sugar until well mixed. Beat in the eggs, orange zest, orange juice and vanilla extract. Stir dry ingredients together: flour, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon. Gradually add into butter mixture. Stir in cereals and raisins.
  • Drop from teaspoon on un-greased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 18 minutes in the preheated oven, or until light brown. Remove from sheet to a cooling rack. Cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 12.9gProtein: 1.2gFat: 2.9gSaturated Fat: 1.6gCholesterol: 11mgSugar: 5.9g
Calories: 81kcal
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal cookies, cereal orange cookies, cinnamon cookies, cookies with lard, dried fruit cookies, orange cookies, raisin cookies

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  1. Sandra's Easy Cooking Author says:

    Great looking cookies, delicious and healthy! I love your photo too!

  2. zaleha Author says:

    I cant take lard , what shd I replace with?thanks

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      Do you have shortening? Even coconut oil could work well. As it is only 1 tbsp of lard in this recipe you can also replace it with another tbsp of butter.

  3. Ivy Chiang Author says:

    Hi.. need your help to advise the orange juice and zest in grams.

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      Sorry for the late answer.. did you tried the recipe already? These cookies are really flavorful.. when I've made the recipe I haven't measured in grams but the juice from one orange but should be  no more than 1/3 cup (80 ml). As for orange zest.. I've used a lot so so flavor is  strong.. the zest from 4 oranges should be around 5 to 6 tbsp.  Hope this helps.

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