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Orange Cranberry Cookies

Orange Cranberry CookiesTwo favorite Fall flavors — cranberry and orange — combined in an easy to make drop cookie.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup stick butter, softened
1 large egg
3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
1/4 cup quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
1/3 Equal® Spoonful*
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
Dash salt
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Beat butter in a medium bowl. Beat in egg and orange juice concentrate.
  2. Mix combined flour, oats, Equal®, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt and orange peel into creamed mixture until blended. Stir in dried cranberries and chopped walnuts.
  3. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 375°F (175°C) oven 8 to 10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.
  4. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Makes 24 cookies.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe; 1 cookie): calories 65, protein 1 g, carbohydrate 7 g, fat 4 g, cholesterol 14 mg, sodium 17 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.