Go Back
+ servings
Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies

These Cranberry Orange Cookies are soft, sweet, slightly tart, nutty cookies, with dried cranberries and orange zest, and will be a favorite on your Holiday cookie tray.  
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Orange Cookies, Orange Cranberry Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 30 m
Calories 77kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup fresh cranberries halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg until well blended. Mix in the vanilla, orange zest and orange juice.
  • In a separate bowl, stir in the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Add to the wet ingredients and stir. Stir in cranberries and walnuts, until evenly distributed. Drop dough by round tablespoons onto non-stick cookie sheets. Cookies should be spaced about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks.


Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg