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Cranberry Orange Cookies

Recipe thanks to yourhomebasedmom.com


  • 1 C sugar
  • 3/4 C butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 C dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated orange peel
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 1 tsp freshly grated orange peel


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all sugar mixture ingredients in small bowl. Stir until well mixed. Set aside. Combine 1 cup sugar, butter and egg in a bowl. Beat until creamy. Reduce speed and add flour, baking powder and baking soda. Beat until well mixed. Add remaining ingredients. Beat until combined.

Shape cookies into one inch balls and roll in sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with bottom of glass to 1 1/2 inch circles. Bake for 7 ­ 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Do not over bake.