We also made these cookies for Christmas one year, but I really think they would be a delicious Spring treat when you’re looking for that freshness dessert treat for your next gathering! They’re so soft, tart but sweet, and definitely delicious!! :) ENJOY!
Glazed Orange Cranberry CookiesPrint Recipe
- 1 c butter, softened
- 1/2 c white sugar
- 1 c brown sugar, packed
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tbsp orange zest, grated
- 2 tbsp orange juice
- 2 and 1/2 c all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 c cranberries
- 1/2 c pecans, chopped
- 1 tsp orange zest, grated
- 3 tbsp orange juice
- 1 and 1/2 cs confectioners’ sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
With an electric mixer cream together the butter and sugars until smooth; then add the egg and vanilla and beat until well blended.
Stir in orange zest and orange juice; then add in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
Finally, stir in cranberries and pecans.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 8-10 minutes, until the edges are just golden.
Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
In a small bowl stir together ingredients for glaze until smooth, then drizzle over cooled cookies and let stand until set.