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Cranberry Mounds Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄3 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped cranberries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen, Thawed)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven moderately to 375° F (190°C).
2) Take cookie sheets and grease lightly.

MAKING
3) For the Electric Mixer Method cream butter in a bowl.
4) Beat sugar till fluffy.
5) Beat in egg, vanilla extract and orange juice till well blended.
6) In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
7) Blend to the creamed mixture and beat till smooth.
8) Fold in walnuts and cranberries with hand.
9) For the Food Processor Method, begin with chopping cranberries using the appropriate blade.
10) Take off from workbowl and keep aside.
11) Beat cream and sugar till fluffy.
12) While the processor is running add egg, orange juice and vanilla extract and process well.
13) In a medium bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
14) Add the batter to work bowl one half at a time and process.
15) Fold in walnuts and cranberries with hand.
16) On the cookies sheets drop one tablespoons of the batter at a time.
17) Put in preheated oven to bake for 12-14 minutes till firm and golden.
18) Place in wire racks and cool.

SERVING
19) Serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cranberry
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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