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. —Machelle, Wall, Rosamond, California
Cranberry Nut Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
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
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. 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.
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.