Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies Recipe

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Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

Melissa Snow

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@riley123

These are great for the holidays. Cranberry and orange are one of my favorite flavor combos.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 1/3 c
brown sugar
1
egg, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
sour cream
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
chopped pecans
1 1/4 c
chopped cranberries

ORANGE GLAZE(OPTIONAL):

2 Tbsp
orange juice
2/3 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
grated orange rind

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Add sour cream.
2
Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and nutmeg in a separate bowl. Stir into the wet mixture until well blended. Add the pecans and cranberries.
3
Drop tablespoon-sized mounds on a greased cookie sheet. Make sure they are spaced 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 375 degrees. Cool for a few minutes on baking sheet.
4
Remove cookies and transfer to a rack to completely cool. Ice cookies with the orange glaze if you wish. Store in a tin.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy