Moist cookies with cranberries, apples, and cinnamon

Many years ago one of my brothers complained to me that he didn't like cookies much, that they were always too dry and pasty. I came up with this recipe for him. He still doesn't like cookies, but the recipe has made its way to various other people to become a favorite.


(Makes 4 dozen)


  1. Preheat oven to
  2. Cream butter and sugars; beat in egg and milk.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Stir into butter mixture until well-blended.
  4. Stir in orange rind, apple, and cranberries. drop onto baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes at


Don't store these in a cookie jar: they will get too mushy.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 15 minutes preparation, 15 minutes baking.
Precision: measure the ingredients.


Lucille Glassman 
DEC Systems Research Center, Palo Alto, California, USA {decvax,ucbvax,cbosgd,ihnp4}!decwrl!glassman 
Recipe last modified: 25 Jul 87

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