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Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

03 Sep

PumpkinCranberryCookies This cookie is a great addition to your fall recipes that combines cranberries, pumpkin, orange, cinnamon and walnuts.

-By Carrie (Strommen) Lennie

Ingredients:

½ cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg
1 cup solid pack pumpkin puree
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 cup cranberries
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp orange zest
½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla, egg and pumpkin. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; stir into mixture until well blended. Cut the cranberries in half and stir into mixture along with the orange zest and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for about 15 minutes.
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Posted by on September 3, 2011 in Desserts

 

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