Cran-Orange and Date Nut Cookies

cran-orange and date nut cookies
Cran-Orange and Date Nut Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 42

Your kids will love biting into these super-chewy cookies, chock-full of fruit, nuts, coconut and candy. ...MORE + LESS -


1/3 cup (75 mL) dried cranberries
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped orange slice candy
1/4 cup (50 mL) coarsely chopped dates
2 tbsp (25 mL) orange juice
1 pouch (496 g) Betty Crocker* Sugar Cookie Mix
2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground ginger
1/3 cup (75 mL) butter or margarine
1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange rind
1 egg
1 cup (250 mL) chopped pistachio nuts
1/2 cup (125 mL) flaked coconut


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). In small bowl, stir together cranberries, chopped candy, dates and orange juice; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, flour, cinnamon and ginger.
  • 3
    Stir in melted butter, orange rind and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 4
    Stir in cranberry mixture, pistachio nuts and coconut until thoroughly mixed.
  • 5
    On ungreased baking sheets, drop dough by teaspoonfuls (5 mL) 2-inches (5 cm) apart.
  • 6
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 7
    Cool 5 minutes; remove from baking sheets to cooling racks. Store in tightly covered container.

  • Tip: Feel free to substitute your favourite choice of dried fruit such as apricots, currants, raisins or cherries.

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