Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

5
Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

These cookies are made with dried sweetened cranberries and grated orange zest great combo. Hope you like them. I of course add some walnuts to em as well.

Original recipe came from my Cookbook ~ Savoring Cape Cod and was submitted by Francine Kreisberg.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
20-30 cookies per roll
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 c
butter
1 1/4 c
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
orange juice
1 tsp
vanilla or orange extract
1 c
dried sweetened cranberries
1 Tbsp
grated lemon or orange zest

I ADDED A 1/2 CUP OF WALNUTS AND USED ALMOND EXTRACT TO MINE. I USED THE GRATED ORANGE ZEST AS WELL.

How to Make Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 11. Sift flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Set aside.

    2. Beat Butter and sugar. Add extract, egg, orange juice and grated zest. Blend in four mixture. Add cranberries.
  • 23. If dough is too sticky, chill until easier to handle. Divide into 3 parts. Shape into long rolls. Wrap in wax paper or plastic. Chill or freeze.

    4. When ready to bake, heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Slice cookie rolls and place slices on greased cookie sheets about 1 inch apart.

    Bake 10-12 minutes.
    Yield: 20-30 cookies per roll.
  • 3The first time I made these I sliced them to thin ~ also made the rolls to small width wise , sooo make a thicker roll cause guess what? They don't spread !!!! Carol's helpful hint for today ! haha

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About Cape Cod Cranberry Cookies

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