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Cranberry Lemon Cookies Recipe
Yields: 4 dozen cookies
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 12 min
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 cup granulated
1/3 cups firmly-packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated
lemon lest (rind)
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans (or nuts of your choice)
1 cup chopped fresh
Lemon Glaze (see recipe below)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Either lightly grease Cookie Sheets or line with Silicone Baking Mats.
In a large mixing bowl, using your kitchen mixer on medium speed, combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and lemon zest. Beat in egg
and vanilla extract until combines; set aside.
In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and cinnamon. Gradually add the flour mixture to
the prepared butter mixture. Gently stir in the pecans and cranberries.
Drop by large teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
Bake approximately 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool
slightly before removing to cooling racks.
Glaze while cookies are cooling. Drizzle or spread the Lemon Glaze over the top of the cooled cookies.
Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.
1 cup powdered
sugar (confectioner's sugar)
2 tablespoons milk*
1/4 teaspoon grated
* Depending how how thick
or thin your want the Lemon Glaze to be, you may need to add additional
** Add additional lemon
zest, if desired.
In a medium-size bowl, mix together the powdered sugar, milk, and lemon zest until well combined.