Cranberry Orange Cookies

Bonnie Glazier


These cookies are sweet and tart and very delicious. Made them today and a very happy thumbs up from hubby.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 4-5 dozen
20 Min
10 Min


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1 c
butter, softened
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1 tsp
grated orange zest (i always zest and dry when i get oranges)
2 Tbsp
orange juice
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
2 c
chopped cranberries
1/2 c
chopped walnuts


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

How to Make Cranberry Orange Cookies


  • 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F
  • 2In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg until well blended. Mix in 1 teaspoon orange zest and 2 tablespoons orange juice.
  • 3In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the orange mixture. Mix in cranberries and walnuts, until evenly distributed.
  • 4Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
  • 5Bake for about 11-13 minutes until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.
  • 6In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, 3 tablespoons orange juice and confectioners sugar until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

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About Cranberry Orange Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cranberries

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