"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Layered Cranberry-Orange Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lenea Green
Added: Sunday, November 1, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 egg
2 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
2.3 cup dried cranberries, chopped
1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)
2 tsp. grated orange peel
red food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350
2. Cream first 3 ingredients together with mixer.
3. Add next 4 ingredients (thru baking powder) until mixed.
4. Separate 1/3 dough out and add orange peel. Add cranberries, nuts, and food coloring to remaining 2/3 of dough.
5. Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap. Layer 1/2 of the cranberry mixture in the pan, smoothing out with a spatula, then add the orange mixture again smoothing out, and then finish with the remaining cranberry mixture.
6. Chill 4 hours.
7. Slice widthwise into 1/4" slices. Cut each slice into 3 cookies.
8. Bake for 8-10 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom just mixes everything together and makes drop cookies from this recipe. They taste the same so its great if you are in a rush, but I think it's worth the extra time to layer them. They look so pretty!

 

 

 

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