Orange Frosted Cranberry Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipes comes from the Betty Crocker Special Edition Fall Baking, 2004. What I enjoy about these tasty treats is that the recipe calls for fresh or frozen cranberries! Cooking time really depends on how many cookies are baked at one time!

Top Review by LMillerRN

I just made this my Mom loves cranberry and orange. I told my six yr old these are Grammy's favorite and he said now they are my favorite too. Thanks for sharing. P.S. the house smells absolutely wonderful.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray several cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  4. In large mixing bowl, beat granulated sugar, brown sugar, unsalted butter, orange zest, orange juice, and egg with an electric mixer on medium speed (or mix with a spoon).
  5. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt.
  6. Stir in cranberries and nuts.
  7. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges and bottoms of cookies are light golden brown.
  9. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  10. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  12. In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, orange zest and orange juice together until smooth and spreadable.
  13. Frost cookies and enjoy!

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