Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Shortbread Cookies
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Makes 6 dozen cookies


1 1/4 cups butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 5-ounce package Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries, chopped*


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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great very easy recipe

KC from Woodstown, NJ

I lost my original recipe for these cookies and had to go back to site to get again- I should have it memorized by this time I've made these jems so often.

Good but struggled to keep together

The recipe was super easy to make, but I couldn't keep the dough together. It was a long process and turned out not so uniformed, just some crumbly cookies. They taste great, hoping someone can help me figure out what I did wrong. Thanks in advance!

Mouth watering

These were so easy to make. And they tasted great. Will definitely made them again.

Amazing :)

Simply perfect, nothing more to say.

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Mary Beth from NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

I love cranberries so when I saw this recipe I decided to give it a try. Boy, am I glad I did! I am not exaggerating when I say these are by far my favorite cookies. My whole family loves them. And best of all, they are very easy to make. Thank you, Ocean Spray for sharing this recipe!

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