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Baking: Cranberry-Pumpkin Cookies

24 Dec

Cranberry-Pumpkin Cookies by Lucy Randall on Allrecipes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup solid pack pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
 Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).  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 10 to 12 minutes.

Light, fluffy, and like little mini-cakes.  The cranberries give a great burst of flavor. 

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2 Comments

Posted by on December 24, 2011 in Food, Recipes, Reviews

 

2 responses to “Baking: Cranberry-Pumpkin Cookies

  1. Unkle Dave

    December 27, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    These were very good, I had too many.

     
 
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