Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze

  • Recipe By
  • Published Oct 1st
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings48
  • Calories131
Cranberries, oats, pecans and orange glaze. So good!

Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze for 48 servings:

  • Cookie:
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Ocean Spray® Craisins®)
  • Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze Cooking Instructions

  • Prep25m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze, you need about 25 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Crazy Yummy Cranberry Pecan Cookies with Orange Glaze easily:

  1. 1 Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, beat together the butter, white and brown sugars, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer until the mixture is creamy and well blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time, and then gradually beat in the flour just until the mixture makes a soft dough. Stir in the pecans, rolled oats, and cranberries, and drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven until the cookies are set and the edges are slightly brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Let the cookies cool for 1 minute on baking sheets before removing to wire racks to finish cooling. Glaze cookies while still a little warm.
  4. 4 Place the confectioners' sugar and orange juice in a microwave-safe bowl, and stir to dissolve the sugar. Stir in the orange zest and butter, and microwave on medium power until the butter melts and the mixture is warm, about 30 seconds. Stir the warm glaze until smooth, and drizzle over cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 131 calories; 6.1 grams of fat; 18.6 grams of carbohydrates; 1.4 gram of protein; 19 milligrams of cholesterol; 108 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 20th 2011

    I changed the recipe by adding the orange zest and some orange juice to the dough and omitted the glaze. These were a big hit and were easy to store.

  2. Mar 29th 2011

    These are delicious cookies. Except for using walnuts instead of pecans, I followed the recipe. The orange glaze is what makes these cookies unlike most oatmeal cranberry cookies, so don't ...

  3. Dec 10th 2010

    These are crazy yummy! Very easy to make. I took them to work, and even the very picky ones loved them. The only thing that I would have changed is the amount of glaze, I ended up with a ...

  4. Nov 24th 2010

    These cookies are so far beyond delicious. Followed the recipe exactly, except for the proportions of the glaze. I used 2/3 c. powdered sugar with just enough orange juice to make it into ...

  5. Nov 16th 2010

    Mmmm! The biscuits in themselves are excellent. What is up with the glaze??? Like water consistency and enough to cover 3 batches. Next time I think I will halve the quantities of this and a ...

  6. Mar 5th 2010

    The dough was too I added another cup of oats. I substituted dried blueberries and added 2 t. of Chinese 5 spice. My orange was not all that juicy so instead of the fresh OJ I ad ...

  7. Jan 15th 2010

    these are absolutely delicous cookies!! we were making them to take to a holiday party and loved them so much we had to make another batch for ourselves the next day!

  8. Dec 17th 2009

    I could not keep these in the house and not expect them to disappear. The only thing I changed was I added spices 1 tsp of cinnamon, 1/2 tsp of ginger and 1/2 tsp of cloves it really gives i ...

  9. Dec 16th 2009

    Yummy! I was snacking on some cranberries, and thought- this would make a DELLICIOUS cookie! so i went on ahead onto and looked it up, and found this recipe, I tried it out, a ...