Soft Cranberry Sugar Cookies

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Soft Cranberry Sugar Cookies – These cranberry cookies are from my grandmother’s recipe, and they are simply perfect. The softness of the cookie and the slight crunch of the sugar coating make them a delicious classic for Christmas or any time of year.

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Soft Cranberry Sugar Cookies

Soft Cranberry Sugar Cookies – These cranberry cookies are from my grandmother’s recipe, and they are simply perfect. The softness of the cookie and the slight crunch of the sugar coating make them a delicious classic for Christmas or any time of year.

  • Author: Arleena
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 48 cookies 1x
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Ingredients

  • 10 oz. Craisins or other sweeteneddried cranberry
  • 1 1/2 cup sugarplus extra for rolling
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine Craisins and 1 cup of water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until all of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove and let cool.
  3. Combine flour and baking soda in a bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine sugar, Crisco, eggs and vanilla, and mix until smooth.
  5. Add Craisins and flour mixture alternately.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Shape into small balls (about 1 1/2″ big) and roll in sugar until the ball is thinly coated.
  8. Bake 10-15 minutes until edges are slightly browned.

Notes

You can use raisins in place of Craisins if you prefer.

Keywords: cranberry cookies, cookies, desserts, dessert for holiday

Recipe by: goodinthesimple.com

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