Cranberry, Orange and Nut Cookies

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These are delicious, orangre zest and cranberry, they are very tasty together, these cookies are moist inside, crisp outside, they are also good as gifts too.

 
  
. Prep
20 min.
Cook
30 min.
Ready In
85 min.
36 servings
Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 
Metric measurements

Ingredients

1 1/2cups pastry flour, whole wheat
1teaspoon baking powderVideo
1teaspoon baking sodaVideo
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup walnuts chopped
1/2cup cranberries, dried chopped*
1cup sugarVideo
3tablespoons sugarVideo
1/2cup applesauce smooth, unsweetened
1/4cup canola oilVideo
1tablespoon orange zest freshly grated
3tablespoons orange juice
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.

Stir in walnuts and dried cranberries.

Whisk 1 cup sugar, applesauce, oil, orange zest and juice in a medium bowl until smooth.

Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.

Mix until well blended.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.

Put the remaining 3 tablespoons sugar into a small flat-bottomed dish or pan.

Roll the dough with floured hands (it will be very moist) into 1 1/2-inch balls, then roll in sugar to coat.

Place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake the cookies until barely golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.

Cool on the pan for 1 minute; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

First published: last updated: 2014-04-16

 
 
 
 
4 stars - based on 1 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1

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Reviewed: almost 5 years ago

Delicious, these cookies are one of the best I have even tried, fruity wholesome, bursting with cranberry. I will make them again on Thanksgiving and Christmas, my family and friends will love them.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 22g (0.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 8339% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?