Baking: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins: Orange Cranberry Cookies

A nice complement to a gift basket, these fruity cookies are a 14% calorie reduction from the traditional recipe.

Author: Merisant/Equal® -
Date: December 26, 2012

Serves: 24 person(s)
Yield: 24 x cookies

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins


    1/4 cup stick butter
    1 egg
    3 Tbsp orange juice concentrate, thawed
    3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
    1/4 cup quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
    1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful (or 8 packets Equal® Sweetener)
    1/4 tsp baking soda
    1/8 tsp cream of tartar
    1 dash of salt
    1 tsp grated orange peel
    1/2 cup dried cranberries
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts


    Preheat oven to 375°F.

    Beat butter in medium bowl. Beat in egg and orange juice concentrate.

    Combine flour, oats, Equal®, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and orange peel. Mix into creamed mixture until blended. Stir in dried cranberries and walnuts.

    Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire rack.

    Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:65 cals
Kilojoules:273 kJ
Fat:3.8 g
Carbohydrates:7.2 g
Protein:1.2 g
Cholesterol:9.8 mg
Sodium:23 mg
Saturated Fat:0.9 g
Fiber:0.5 g
Calcium:6.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.6 g

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