Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies Recipe

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Melissa Snow

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@riley123

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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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

How to Make Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

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.

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About Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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