👋Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies🍪


    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup whole milk
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 tablespoons orange juice
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2-1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
    • 1 cup chopped California Walnuts

    For Frosting:

    • 1/3 cup butter
    • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 to 4 tablespoons hot water



    1In a bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add milk, egg and orange juice; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in cranberries and nuts.

    2Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° until golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

    3For frosting: heat the butter in a saucepan over low heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes; transfer to a small bowl. Add sugar and vanilla. Beat in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting reaches desired consistency. Frost the cookies.



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