Cranberry Icebox Cookies

Cranberry Icebox Cookies

"'These crisp cookies are especially popular at Thanksgiving and Christmas with a cup of hot tea or coffee,' reports Gloria Anderson of Paso Robles, California. It's convenient to bake a batch, too, because you can store the dough in the fridge until needed."
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts. Carefully stir in cranberries. Shape into three 7-in. rolls; wrap each roll in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Cut into 1/4-in. slices and place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets . Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

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Yummy! This were really crisp and buttery! I followed the recipe except I added chopped dried cranberries and chopped dried kiwi for my Christmas colors. I didn't have any walnuts, so I used pec...

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I thought the fresh cranberry was too tart and did not really make for a great cookie. I like tart and like raw cranberries but this was odd. My cookies also did not bake up crispy and instead w...

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Yummy! This were really crisp and buttery! I followed the recipe except I added chopped dried cranberries and chopped dried kiwi for my Christmas colors. I didn't have any walnuts, so I used pec...

I am a cranberry addict and loved these! Made the recipe as stated. Halved some of the cranberries and chopped the remainder to distribute the flavor evenly throughout. Didn't leave any whole...

I didn't have cranberries, so I used dried cranberries! Very good! I also froze the dough initially. Took it out a few weeks later, thawed and baked! Excellent!

These cookies are wonderful! They're easy, and look festive for the holidays! The flavor is excellent, and they are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee!

These cookies were very good, actually better when cool than fresh out of the oven. I had some trouble getting them the right thickness and doneness -- if sliced too thin they burn, but if too t...

This is a wonderful cookie recipe. A great light cookie with good flavor. I couldn't find frozen cranberries, so I used dried and soaked them for about 30 minutes in a half/half mixture of orang...

I was a bit doubtful about using fresh (or in my case, frozen) cranberries in a cookie, but they worked so well in these. My only change was to use pecans instead of walnuts. These are wonderf...

I thought the fresh cranberry was too tart and did not really make for a great cookie. I like tart and like raw cranberries but this was odd. My cookies also did not bake up crispy and instead w...

We made ours with pecans.

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