Cran-Orange Icebox Cookies

64
Servings
2.5h
Prep Time
8-10m
Cook Time
2h 38m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 64 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (15.8 g)
  • Calories 64.2
  • Total Fat - 3.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 10.9 mg
  • Sodium - 35.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 3.2 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 11.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla.

Step 2

Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer 1 cup dough to a small bowl; stir in orange peel and set aside.

Step 4

To the remaining dough, add the cranberries, pecans and, if desired, food coloring; divide in half.

Step 5

Line an 8x4-in. loaf pan with waxed paper.

Step 6

Press one portion of cranberry dough evenly into pan; top with orange dough, then remaining cranberry dough.

Step 7

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.

Step 8

Remove dough from pan; cut in half lengthwise.

Step 9

Cut each portion into 1/4-in. slices.

Step 10

Place 1 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets.

Step 11

Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Step 12

Remove to wire racks.

Step 13

Store in an airtight container.

Tips & Variations


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