Orange Glazed Cranberry Cookies

Cranberries are a Christmas must-have. Enjoy the tart berries with these sweet cookies.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 oz. dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp orange extract
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • a splash of milk

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream the butter and sugars together until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.

2. In a separate bowl mix the baking powder, salt and flour. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Once fully incorporated, stir in the cranberries.

3. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place about 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake for about 15 minutes or until edges slightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

4. For the glaze, mix the orange extract, powdered sugar and milk together until smooth. Drizzle over the cookies and enjoy!

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