This fresh cranberry cookies recipe is adapted from Nyonya Pineapple Tarts, it has a crumbly texture. Besides dried cranberries, orange zest is also added to give these delicious cookies a hint of orange flavour. The flavours of cranberry and orange complement each other perfectly.

What can be made from dried cranberries?

What can be made from dried cranberries?
dried and fresh cranberries

Dried cranberries are great to have in your pantry. You can use them in a variety of ways, from sweet to savory.

We’ve put together some of our favorite ways to use dried cranberries, but we’d love to hear what you do with yours

Serve them as an appetizer: Dried cranberries have a sweet taste that pairs well with salty and fatty foods like cheese, nuts and meats. They’re also a great addition to your cheese plate or charcuterie board.

Use them in your baking: Dried cranberries make a delicious addition to muffins, cookies, and cakes. Their tartness is perfect for balancing out the sweetness of many baked goods.

Use them in salads and main dishes: Add dried cranberries to your salad for a tart crunchy bite or add them to your main dish for extra flavor and texture without adding fat or calories like other fruits would do.

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Cranberry Orange Cookies/biscuits
 

Orange Cranberry Cookies | MyKitchen101en

Yields: about 48 pcs

Ingredients:

  • 100 g dried cranberries
  • orange zest (of 2 oranges)
  • 320 g plain flour
  • 60 g cornstarch
  • 110 g icing sugar
  • 220 g cold butter (salted, diced)
  • 2 egg yolks (grade A/size: L)

Instructions:

1 Roughly chop dried cranberries.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

2 Peel orange zest (orange part only), then chop until fine.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

3 Combine and sift together plain flour, cornstarch and icing sugar. Add in cold butter, rub butter into flour mixture.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
 

4 Add in egg yolks, mix until combined. Add in orange zest and dried cranberries, mix well.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

5 Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

6 Take out 1 tablespoon (about 18 g) of dough, press until firm, shape gently into a ball, then flatten lightly with palm.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

7 Arrange cookies dough on lined baking tray. (Reminder: Divide cookies into 2-3 batches, bake 1 batch at a time.)

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

8 Bake in the preheated oven at 170°C/340°F for 20 minutes. When baking is done, allow the cranberry cookies to cool in the oven for 10 minutes before taking out so that they are dried out completely. Set aside to cool completely after removing from oven.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

9 Transfer cranberry cookies to containers for storage when completely cooled.

Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

Cranberry Orange Cookies/biscuits

Cranberry Cookies Recipe

Besides dried cranberries, orange zest is also added to give these delicious cookies a hint of orange flavour. The flavours of cranberry and orange compliment each other perfectly.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Cookies, Tea Time
Cuisine Baking, Western
Servings 48 pieces
Calories 71 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 100 g dried cranberries
  • 2 orange zest of 2 oranges
  • 320 g plain flour
  • 60 g cornstarch
  • 110 g icing sugar
  • 220 g cold butter salted, diced
  • 2 egg yolks grade A/size: L

Instructions
 

  • Roughly chop dried cranberries.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Peel orange zest (orange part only), then chop until fine.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Combine and sift together plain flour, cornstarch and icing sugar. Add in cold butter, rub butter into flour mixture.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Add in egg yolks, mix until combined. Add in orange zest and dried cranberries, mix well.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Take out 1 tablespoon (about 18 g) of dough, press until firm, shape gently into a ball, then flatten lightly with palm.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Arrange cookies dough on lined baking tray. (Reminder: Divide cookies into 2-3 batches, bake 1 batch at a time.)
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 170°C/340°F for 20 minutes. When baking is done, allow the cranberry cookies to cool in the oven for 10 minutes before taking out so that they are dried out completely. Set aside to cool completely after removing from oven.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits
  • Transfer cranberry cookies to containers for storage when completely cooled.
    Cranberry Orange Cookies/Biscuits

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Notes

This recipe yields 48 pieces of cookies.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of cookie.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 71kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 30mgPotassium: 11mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 127IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 0.3mg
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