Cranberry Walnut Cookie Balls (1 of 1)-14
Cranberry Walnut Cookie Balls
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees (F).

  2. Beat together the butter and sugar on medium speed until creamy, about 3 minutes. Mix in the vanilla extract.

  3. Gradually add the flour and salt and mix just until blended.

  4. Stir in walnuts and dried cranberries.

  5. Using a small cookie scoop, roll dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased baking sheet, or on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Keep at least 1 inch space between cookie balls.

  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes. The bottoms should be lightly browned.

  7. While cookies are baking, pour confectioners' sugar into a shallow bowl or pie plate.

  8. Roll 4-5 hot cookie balls at a time into the confectioners' sugar until each cookie is well coated.

  9. Place the coated cookies onto a wire rack to cool completely.