Cranberry Orange Cookies

The only way I could have made these any better would be to add white chocolate chips.  But, I think that would have been a bit too much.

The only way I could have made these any better would be to add white chocolate chips. But, I think that would have been a bit too much.

Cranberry Orange Cookies

20 Servings - Servings Size: 3 Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies

The only way I could have made these any better would be to add white chocolate chips. But, I think that would have been a bit too much.

Ingredients:

  • 1+1/3 cups sugar divided
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest divided equally
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups flour all purpose
  • 1+1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries chopped

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine 1/3 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon orange zest in small bowl.
  3. Stir until well mixed, set aside.
  4. Combine 1 cup sugar, butter and egg in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy.
  5. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  6. Beat until well mixed.
  7. Add cranberries and 1 tablespoon orange zest.
  8. Continue beating just until mixed, dough will be very thick.
  9. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  10. Roll balls in orange sugar mixture.
  11. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  12. Flatten with bottom of glass to 1 1/2-inch circles.
  13. Bake for 7 to 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  14. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet.
  15. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/03/28/cranberry-orange-cookies/

Recipe slightly adapted from Land O Lakes

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