Orange Cranberry Drops

Jordan Falco


Cookies and Tarts, Week 2, January 18th

These delicous citrus cookies can be made with whatever flavors you like best. You can replace the orange for lime or lemon, and you can substitute the dried cranberries for dried tart cherries (chopped), blueberries, or other chewy dried fruit.

★★★★★ 2 votes
Makes 3 dozen cookies
10 Min


1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/4 c
butter, softened
3 Tbsp
orange juice
1/2 tsp
orange extract
1 tsp
orange zest
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
dried cranberries

How to Make Orange Cranberry Drops


  • 1Preheat oven to 375F. LIghtly grease cookie sheets, or line with parchment paper.
  • 2In a medium bowl, cream togeather the white sugar, brown sugar, and butter.
  • 3Stir in the egg, orange juice, orange extract, and orange zest.
  • 4soft togeather the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix into the orange mixture. Stir in the dried cranberries.
  • 5Using a small cookie scoop, drop the dough onto prepared cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
  • 6Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges are starting to brown. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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About Orange Cranberry Drops

Course/Dish: Cookies