Cranberry Orange Cookies
Soft, sweet, and chewy cookies that add a fruity festive flair to any holiday gathering.
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1½ teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup white granulated sugar
- ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 large egg
- 1½ teaspoons orange zest
- ¾ cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
Optional Orange Glaze
- see julie blanner.com for recipe
Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter until fluffy.
Add egg and zest. Mix until just combined.
Gradually add dry mixture until just combined. Beat or fold in cranberries.
Create 1" dough balls, about 1 tablespoon or a small cookie scoop, and roll in the palm of your hands. Space 2" apart on cookie sheet and add up to 12 per sheet.
Bake 9-10 minutes or until edges are slightly golden in color. Allow to cool 1 minute on the cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Calories: 68kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 27mgPotassium: 9mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 95IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg