Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies Recipe

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Sharon Colyer


This tasty recipe is from Allrecipes. Great fall & winter cookie!

★★★★★ 1 vote
Makes 4 dozen
30 Min
1 Hr


1 c
butter, softened
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1 large
1 tsp
grated orange zest
2 Tbsp
orange juice
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/ tsp
2 c
chopped cranberries
1/2 c
chopped walnuts (optional)


1/2 tsp
grated orange zest
3 Tbsp
orange juice
1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Cranberry Orange Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 375°.
  • 2In a large bowl, cream together butter & sugars, until smooth. Beat in egg, until well blended. Mix in 1 tsp. orange zest and 2 Tbs. orange juice. Combine next three items; stir into the orange mixture. Mix in cranberries, and if using, walnuts, until evenly distributed. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cookies should be spaced at least 2 inches apart.
  • 3Bake for about 12 minutes, in the reheated oven, until edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  • 4In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 tsp. orange zest, 3 Tbs. orange juice, and confectioners' sugar, until smooth. Spread over tops of cooled cookies or drizzle over them. Let stand, until set. Makes 48 (4 dozen) cookies.
  • 5Nutrition: One cookie 110 cal, 4.8 g fat (2.5 g sat), 15 mg chol, 67 mg sod, 25 mg pot, 16.2 carb, 0.5 g fiber, 1.1 g protein.

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About Cranberry Orange Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: For Kids