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cranberry orange cookies on platter

Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies are simple to make and have the perfect amount of chewy-yet-tangy goodness. Perfect for Holiday baking!
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 small cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 whole egg
  • orange zest of 1 navel orange
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease light colored baking sheets with non stick cooking spray and set aside.In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Whip in vanilla, egg, orange zest and juice.
  • Scrape sides and mix again. Stir in all dry ingredients slowly until just combined, excluding the powdered sugar. Scrape sides of the bowl and mix again briefly. Stir in chopped cranberries.
  • Pour powdered sugar onto a large plate. Roll a 2 teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar.
  • Place on the baking sheet and repeat with the remaining dough. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown and cookies look matte {not melty or shiny}. Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
Keyword cookie recipe, cranberry, cranberry orange, orange
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