Cranberry Nut Cookies Recipe
In fall, I stock up on fresh cranberries and freeze them so I can make these cookies throughout the year. Tangy cranberries are a nice addition to a buttery cookie.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min./batch YIELD:30 servings
- 2/3 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup 2% milk
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup ground walnuts
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 2-1/2 cups halved fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and lemon juice. Combine the flour, ground walnuts, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the cranberries and chopped walnuts.
- 2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 16-18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5 dozen.
1 serving (2 each) equals 172 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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