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Cranberry Orange Tea Cakes

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 36
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Tea cakes make the list for favorite holiday cookie. This melt-in-your mouth version is flavor-packed with orange and cranberries too. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
teaspoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
egg
2
tablespoons sour cream
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon orange extract
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup powdered sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325° F. In small bowl, toss cranberries and 1 teaspoon flour; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat margarine and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Beat in egg, sour cream, orange peel and orange extract until smooth.
  • 3
    Beat in 2 cups flour, the baking soda and salt on low speed until well blended. Stir in cranberry mixture. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until bottoms are light golden. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Sprinkle tops with powdered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

Expert Tips

Cranberries contain antioxidants that help protect healthy body cells from oxygen damage by free radicals.

For a flavorful holiday finish, drizzle melted white or dark chocolate over these sugared Cranberry Orange Tea Cakes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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