cranberry orange cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Bonnie Glazier
from Palermo, ME

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves Makes 4-5 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cranberry orange cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 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
    salt
  • 2 c
    chopped cranberries
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • ICING
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
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How To Make cranberry orange cookies

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the orange mixture. Mix in cranberries and walnuts, until evenly distributed.
  • 4
    Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
  • 5
    Bake for about 11-13 minutes until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.
  • 6
    In 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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