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Cranberry Sugar Cookies

Cranberry Sugar Cookies

Just seven ingredients make this delicious sandwich cookie simple to make.

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15 min
Prep Time
23 min
Total Time



1 (15.6-ounce) package cranberry orange quick bread or muffin mix

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 teaspoon almond extract

1/2 cup finely chopped slivered almonds


2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 to 3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cookie ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 1/8-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 8-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and enough half & half for desired spreading consistency in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Spread bottom-side of 1 cookie with 1 teaspoonfilling; top with another cookie, bottom-side down. Press down lightly. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.

Tip #1

Use a glass with a pretty patterned bottom to flatten the balls of dough.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

100 Calories
5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
110 Sodium (mg)
13 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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