Orange Cranberry Meltaway Cookies

Cranberry Orange Meltaway Cookies are soft, tart and sweet! The texture is fantastic and the fresh orange zest and glaze makes these cookies irresistible!

Description:

Cranberry Orange Meltaway Cookies are soft, tart and sweet! The texture is fantastic and the fresh orange zest and glaze makes these cookies irresistible!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups flour

Glaze

  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 23 tablespoons orange juice

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
    2. Place the dried cranberries in a small bowl and cover with water. Allow them to soak for 5-10 minutes.
    3. In the bowl of your stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment mix the butter and sugar on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add in the zest, egg, vanilla, and baking soda. Mix for 1 minutes until combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
    4. Turn the mixer to low and mix in the flour until just combined.
    5. Drain the cranberries and pat dry. Add the into the dough and stir until evenly incorporated.
    6. Using a medium (2- tablespoon) cookie scoop, portion the dough onto the prepared baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until the edges are slightly golden, being careful not to over bake.
  1. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  2. Whisk together the powdered sugar and orange juice in a medium bowl. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of the glaze onto each cookie and allow the glaze to set.

Notes:

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days for best freshness.

Nutrition Information:

 212
 23.7 g
 44.1 mg
 8.1 g
 34.4 g
 1.7 g
 28.1 mg
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