Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

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Cranberry Shortbread Cookies
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Makes 6 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 6-ounce package Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries, chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the flour, a little at a time, until combined. Stir in dried cranberries.

Cookies can be made into balls or flattened. To make round cookies, roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 dozen at a time on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 17 minutes. Remove from sheets; cool slightly and dust with additional powdered sugar.

To make flat cookies, form dough into 1-inch balls as directed above. Using the bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar, flatten balls on cookie sheet, making rounds 2-inches in diameter. Bake 12 to 14 minutes. Cool.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.

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Very simple and addicting

I at first was not sure I liked this cookie but it grew on me. My recipe did not make 6 dozen so I must have made bigger cookies. Making for a cookie exchange. Needed 5 dozen cookies.

Made this a.m

Easy, dough was perfect! Think you have to be careful to add flour in small parts & mix in.

Dough way too crumbly

Did anyone else the problem of the dough being waaaay too crumbly?? I couldn't even form a ball. I ended adding tiny. It water but was afraid of adding too much so melted a few Tbs of butter and adding that. Still crumbly but kind of made it work. They are delicious but unsure of what to do next time.

Easy and delicious

Made these this morning, and they are delightful. Buttery and crisp and easy to whip up. I ended up flattening with my fingers, as it was much easier. I also got 4 dozen, rather than 6 dozen.

Really great cookies!!

Kathleen from Rogers, AR

Known for making cookies for the church class potlucks, I made these and they were gone within moments. This recipe is one that's asked for quite often. I added pecans and vanilla to the recipe. Should the chopped cranberries be softened in vanilla, orange juice or something? What I didn't like was that the chopped cranberries were hard in the cookie. How could they be softened?

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