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Cranberry Drop Cookies

 Cranberry Drop Cookies
Pam Baker of South Charleston, West Virginia cherishes this recipe from a favorite children's Christmas book. "My 22-year-old daughter bakes these cookies each Christmas," Pam relates.
30 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg. Beat in milk and lemon juice. Combine dry ingredients; add
  • to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in cranberries and nuts.
  • Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on
  • wire racks. Yield: 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 160 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium,

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Cranberry Drop Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.