Orange Iced Cranberry Cookies

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Now these are my kind of cookies!!!
Sour cream, cranberries, chopped walnuts, and with an orange icing, ok enough said!

The recipe came from Pillsbury Holiday classics and the picture as well.


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Serves:

5 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

PERFECT FOR THE HOLIDAYS

1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine softened
1/2 c
dairy sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2
eggs
2 1/4 c
all purpose or unbleached flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
chopped cranberries / or if frozen thaw and drain before using
1/2 c
chopped nuts

ICING:

2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
margarine or butter, melted
1 tsp
grated orange peel, if desired
2-3 Tbsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 df ~
Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, margarine, sour cream, vanilla and eggs; blend well.
2
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Add flour, soda and baking power; blend well.
Gently stir in cranberries and nuts. (Do not overmix)
3
Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 df, for 11 - 13 minutes or until golden brown,. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; cool. In a small bowl, blend icing ingredients; spread over cooled cookies.
5 dozen cookies

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy