Cranberry Nut Cookies

Cranberry Nut Cookies are perfect for Autumn – you can use fresh cranberries or ones that are frozen; just thaw the frozen ones.

Cranberry Nut Cookies

Cranberry Nut Cookies

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

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This is another recipe I had posted at Food.com a very long time ago but one my family has always enjoyed. I do tend to make these more often with Splenda now, but this is the recipe as I originally posted it. You can use Splenda if you prefer.

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I have to admit I get “cranberry fever” once I can get fresh berries in the autumn. I manage to make them every way shape and form I can think of. There’s so much more to do than just cranberry sauce!

Don’t get me wrong – we enjoy good homemade cranberry sauce! But the berries are also welcome in savory dishes and especially desserts. Like these cookies. I hope you enjoy these as much as my family does!

Cranberry Nut Cookies

Cranberry Nut Cookies

Sue Lau, Palatable Pastime
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Cookies, Dessert
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 67 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 cookie sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cranberries coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions
 

  • Note: make sure you pick any stems off the cranberries before chopping those.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream together sugar, brown sugar, and butter until fluffy.
  • Add milk, lemon juice, vanilla and egg, mixing well.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, mixing well.
  • Mix in nuts, then fold in cranberries.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 375 F for 8-12 minutes or until edges brown slightly.
  • Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.

Notes

Makes: 3 dozen cookies
From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 43mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 49IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.3mg
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