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Chewy Cranberry Orange Cookies

Delicious and addictive cranberry orange cookies everyone will love
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: cookies, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies for Santa, cookies that store well, cranberries in cookies, soft chewy cookies with fruit
Servings: 12
Calories: 358kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbs grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries i.e. Craisins


  • Preheat oven. To 350F/180C. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and sugars until smooth and creamy. Add the vanilla and orange zest, beat to combine.
  • Mix the flour, salt, soda and corn starch and add to the cream cheese mixture, mixing until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Fold in the dried cranberries.
  • Drop by heaping tablespoonful onto prepared sheets, spacing about 1-in/2.5cm apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to become golden brown. Leave on the sheets for about a minute, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  • Makes about 18-24 cookies.


For UK readers--light brown sugar is light muscovado sugar in UK



Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 496IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg