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Cranberry Orange Cookies

 
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It is one of the best cookies I've ever baked, all my families enjoy them so much! This will certainly be a family favourite!

Yield

38

servings

Prep

16

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

36

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup butter
softened
1 cup sugar
white
½ cup brown sugar
packed
*
1 large eggs
1 teaspoon orange zest
grated
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups cranberries
chopped
½ cup walnuts
chopped, optional
½ teaspoon orange zest
grated
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
as needed

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375℉ (190℃) F (190 degrees C). 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.

Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the orange mixture.

Mix in cranberries and if using, walnuts, until evenly distributed.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Cookies should be spaced at least 2 inches apart.

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are golden.

Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

In a small bowl, mix together ½ teaspoon orange zest, 3 tablespoons orange juice and confectioners' sugar until smooth.

Spread over the tops of cooled cookies.

Let stand until set.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 35g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12743% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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