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Orange Cranberry Cookies

From Cookies & Cups
Author: Cookies & Cups


  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cup flour


  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp orange juice


  • Preheat over to 375 degrees F. line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. 
  • Place the dried cranberries in a ramekin and cover with water. Allow them to soak while you prepare the other ingredients. 
  • In a bowl, (or stand mixer), mix butter and sugar for about 2 minutes until nice and fluffy. Add in zest, egg, vanilla and baking soda. Mix until combined.
  • Drain cranberries and pat dry. Add into the dough until evenly incorporated. 
  • Using a medium cookie scoop (about 2 tbsp), cookie scoop and roll into balls, putting them on baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8-10 mins, until the edges are slightly golden, being careful not to over bake.
  • Allow the cookies to cool on a wire rack. 
  • Whisk together powdered sugar & orange juice in a smaller bowl. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of glaze onto the cookie and allow to set.