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Cranberry cookies

Cranberry cookies

In this post, I wanted to share one of my favorite cookie recipes which you can use for the upcoming holiday season. The goal of this recipe is to really do something different with a butter cookie since they have become a common cookie that is made throughout our year.

Prep Time


3 people
Prep Time

Prep Time

15 min
Cook Time

Cook Time

10-15 min


Total Time
Total Time
20 min
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Parchment paper

Rolling pin

Cutting board



3 cups enriched all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1 tbsp sugar

cold butter- cut into cubes and chilled

1/2 cup GF powered sugar-substitute granules

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup frozen cranberries (uncooked-thawed)

2 tbsp whole milk 

Ocean Spray Craisins Dried Cranberries Original

If you want, you can also get the reduced sugar version here


Biscuits are long thin baked goods that can be made out of self-made dough or store-bought. Cranberry biscuits are a desert-like sweet bun that is going to be delicious with milk and other deserts. A biscuit is shaped into a thin biscuit slice and baked in the oven. The baking process helps the outer crust grow a little bit brown so make sure you have it on low heat and medium time settings when baking if you want to model that look too. Biscuits are long-shaped dough that will last more than cinnamon buns however won’t last as long as croissants normally. A biscuit is a long thin dough that can be baked in an oven to create a slightly brown crust. The dough can come from store-bought which is usually pre-made or made at home by mixing together the ingredients. Biscuits are usually eaten as a warm dessert with milk, but they can also be eaten as bread and butter.

This recipe combines the creamy, sweet taste of butter with a tangy twist of cranberries and makes for a long-lasting, classic dessert. I have seen muffin recipes and croissant recipes but I wanted to do something different. So our recipe for today is Cranberry Butter Biscuits (or biscuits for those who don’t know what biscuit means). You need just 10 ingredients that you either already have at home or can find in any grocery store. Served warm with tea or milk these will bring you warm memories of Fridays at Grandma’s house. Trust me; these are worth trying out! This recipe includes the following ingredients: 

3 cups enriched all-purpose flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tbsp sugar, cold butter- cut into cubes and chilled, 1/2 cup GF powered sugar-substitute granules, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 cup frozen cranberries (uncooked-thawed), 2 tbsp whole milk, cranberries (Ocean Spray Craisins Dried Cranberries Original)


Cranberry Butter Cookie Dough
Cranberry Cutter Cookie Cut into thin slices
Putting a plate of thin cranberry cookies into the oven
Final Product!!

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Using a pastry cutter or your hands, crumble the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cinnamon. Gently stir in Ocean Spray cranberries. Pat the mixture into a ball with your hands to form a dough (dough will be sticky). Roll dough out between two sheets of parchment paper until it is the size of a 9x15 inch rectangle. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees F and continue baking for 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown.  Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until lightly golden brown around edges. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool before eating.

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