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cranberry orange cookies on white plate

Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies are simple to make and have the perfect amount of chewy-yet-tangy goodness. Perfect for Holiday baking!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Orange Cookies
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 small cookies
Calories 106kcal
Author Lauren's Latest



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease light colored baking sheets with non stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
    creamed butter and sugar
  • Whip in vanilla, egg, orange zest and juice.
    egg and orange zest in mixing bowl
  • Scrape sides and mix again.
    creamed butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla
  • Stir in all dry ingredients slowly until just combined, excluding the powdered sugar.
    adding dry ingredients into cookie dough
  • Scrape sides of the bowl and mix again briefly.
    mixed cranberry orange cookie dough
  • Stir in chopped cranberries.
    chopped cranberries in cookie dough
  • Pour powdered sugar onto a large plate. Roll a 2 teaspoon of dough into a ball and roll in powdered sugar.
    rolling cookie dough in powdered sugar
  • Place on the baking sheet and repeat with the remaining dough.
    cookie dough on baking sheet
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes or until bottoms begin to barely brown and cookies look matte {not melty or shiny}. Remove from oven and cool cookies about 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.
    baked cranberry orange cookies on baking sheet


*If using a nonstick darker baking tray, reduce baking time by about 2 minutes.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg