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Easy Cranberry Orange Cookies Recipe

Dried Cranberry Orange Cookies

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Servings: 30 Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry cookies
Calories: 126 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 cups Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tbsp Orange zest
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Dried cranberries Finely chopped
  • 1 cup White chocolate Melted, For drizzling


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add vanilla extract, orange zest and mix until smooth.

  3. Add flour and mix until just combined. The cookie dough will be very soft and crumbly. That’s the way it’s supposed to be!

  4. Stir in chopped cranberries. 

  5. Use your hands to shape the dough into a ball. 

  6. Cover and chill in fridge for at least 30 minutes. 

  7. Roll out dough between two sheets of wax paper. 

  8. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes.

  9. Use a spatula to gently pick them up and place them on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper.

  10. Bake at 325 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are firm and slightly golden brown.

  11. Let the cookies cool down completely.

  12. Then, drizzle melted white chocolate on top and let it set. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a cookie jar at room temperature for up to 1 week. 
Nutrition Facts
Dried Cranberry Orange Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 58mg2%
Potassium 23mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.