Cranberry Orange Cookies - Jar Mix

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“This is posted per request. The recipe is from the "Gifts for the Cookie Jar" cookbook. I have not yet made these. Times are guesstimates for assembling the jar mix. Note: dried orange peel is generally available in the spice section of a grocery store.”
36-42 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. *JarMix Instructions*.
  2. In 1-qt jar, place brown sugar and pack down.
  3. Next, pour in sugar and smooth top.
  4. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and orange peel, mixing well.
  5. Pour in half of flour mixture and press down.
  6. Pour in remaining flour mixture and smooth top.
  7. Pour in cranberries and press down to level.
  8. Place lid on jar.
  9. *PreparationInstructions*.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  11. Empty jar contents into large bowl.
  12. Add butter and eggs.
  13. Beat until thoroughly mixed.
  14. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  15. Bake 10- 12 minutes until lightly browned edges.
  16. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
  17. Transfer cookies to cooling rack.

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