Brandied Cranberry Drops
- Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Combine cranberries and brandy or orange juice; let stand while making Basic Dough. Stir cranberry mixture and ginger into dough. Drop dough by teaspoons 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Drizzle cooled cookies with Brandy Icing. Makes about 30.
From the Test Kitchen
Place cookies in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze unfrosted cookies for up to 3 months. Thaw cookies; frost with Brandy Icing.
- Combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and brandy. Add milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make desired consistency.