Cranberry Mounds cookies Recipe

Cranberry Mounds cookies picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1⁄3 Tablespoon
 Firmly packed brown sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Egg1 Large
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Orange juice1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Chopped walnuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped cranberries1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen, Thawed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.5%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.8 mg

Sodium 154.8 mg6.5%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.8%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven moderately to 375° F (190°C).
2) Take cookie sheets and grease lightly.

3) For the Electric Mixer Method cream butter in a bowl.
4) Beat sugar till fluffy.
5) Beat in egg, vanilla extract and orange juice till well blended.
6) In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
7) Blend to the creamed mixture and beat till smooth.
8) Fold in walnuts and cranberries with hand.
9) For the Food Processor Method, begin with chopping cranberries using the appropriate blade.
10) Take off from workbowl and keep aside.
11) Beat cream and sugar till fluffy.
12) While the processor is running add egg, orange juice and vanilla extract and process well.
13) In a medium bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
14) Add the batter to work bowl one half at a time and process.
15) Fold in walnuts and cranberries with hand.
16) On the cookies sheets drop one tablespoons of the batter at a time.
17) Put in preheated oven to bake for 12-14 minutes till firm and golden.
18) Place in wire racks and cool.

19) Serve cold.