03 December, 2011

Cranberry Orange Cookies | Fake Ginger

"The sugar make them a little crunchy on the outside but they stay soft on the inside."


Cranberry Orange Cookie ingredients
Makes qty?
Cookies:
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
1 Tbsp orange zest

Rolling sugar:
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp orange zest

Notes:

Directions
Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Using an electric mixer, mix butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture and mix until just combined.

Fold in cranberries and 1 tablespoon orange zest. Chill dough while you make orange sugar.

Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon orange zest. Use your fingers to rub the 2 together until everything is combined and mixture is fragrant.

Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in orange sugar. Place on baking sheet and flatten slightly.

Bake 10 to 13 minutes, or until lightly golden. Cool on wire racks.

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