cape cod cranberry cookies

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Carol Junkins
from Hanson, MA

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.

serves 20-30 cookies per roll
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cape cod cranberry cookies

  • 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.
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How To Make cape cod cranberry cookies

  • 1
    1. 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.
  • 2
    3. 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.
  • 3
    The 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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