Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies
Recipe type: dessert
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 T milk
  • 2 tsp pure orange extract
  • 1 tsp orange rind, freshly grated
  • 1½ cups cranberries, chopped
  1. Combine dry ingredients. Cream sugar and shortening together until light and fluffy. Add milk, orange extract and grated orange rind. Gradually add dry ingredients. Fold in cranberries. Form dough into 2 logs, each about 1½ inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper and chill for at least 8 hours. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and lightly grease cookie sheets. Slice logs into ¼-inch thick slices and bake for 12-15 minutes.


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