Mixon Fruit Farms will be closed for repairs & maintenance  Aug 26 - Sept 14

All Store Departments and Tours will be closed.  Regular hours will resume Sept 16.

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1 pound Orange Slice Candy Cut into 1/8 inch stripes
6 Tbsp hot water

½ cup butter, softened
2 ¼ cups packed brown sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
½ cup chopped pecans (or nuts of your choice)
Confectioners’ sugar


1. In a bowl, combine candy & water. Cover & soak overnight; drain well & set aside.
2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter & brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder & salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in nuts & candy
3. Spread into a greased 15in.x10in. Baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners’ sugar. Cut into bars.

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Ready in: 50 minutes
Yields: 48 servings

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All Departments Closed Aug 26 - Sept 14

Regular Hours resume Sept 16

Mixon's Groveside Market,
Cafe & Gift Shoppe
May - October
Monday - Saturday: 10am to 3pm
November - April
Monday - Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday

Mixon Office Hours
May - October
Monday - Friday: 9am to 3pm (closed Sat. & Sun.)
November - April
Monday - Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Closed Sunday

Contact & Location

Phone: 800 608-2525
Email: custserv@mixon.com
Address: Mixon Fruit Farms,
2525 27th St. E.
Bradenton, FL 34208