Use brandy for the adult cookies and orange juice for the kids version when making these adaptable holiday cookies.

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Brandied Cranberry Drops

Ingredients

Directions

  • 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.

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  • 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.

To Store:

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.


Brandy Icing

Ingredients

Directions

  • Combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and brandy. Add milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make desired consistency.

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Reviews (1)

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11/29/2016
This recipe is a hit at Christmastime. Adults want adult cookies, and I have to make more than one double batch of these to keep everyone happy.