Cookie swap: Brittany's orange cranberry butter cookies
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup fine granulated white sugar
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon salt
zest of 1 large orange
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped dried cranberries
1 Beat butter, sugar, and egg until smooth.
2 Add salt, orange zest, and vanilla, mix until incorporated.
3 Gradually add flour until dough becomes thick. Using your hands may be necessary.
4 Mix in dried cranberries until evenly distributed throughout dough.
5 Roll dough into a log shape, wrap in plastic wrap. Chill until cold.
6 Preheat oven to 350C. Using a sharp knife cut dough into rounds. Place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cookies are slightly brown around the outside.
7 Place cookies in a wax paper lined cookie tin. Perfect for giving this holiday season.