Cranberry-Orange Drops

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Gooseberry Patch Gifts for Giving. Tart and tangy with just a little sweetness.

Top Review by Tonyjillshy

These were very good. Not your basic boring cookie. The dried cranberry and orange combination gave it a little "bang". I would make these again. I brought them to work & my co-workers ate them all and seemed to enjoy them a lot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together the sugars and butter.
  2. Stir in the egg, orange juice, orange extract, and orange zest.
  3. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Stir flour mixture into the orange mixture.
  5. Fold in cranberries.
  6. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on a wire rack.

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