Cranberry Orange Cookies (again pics will be on facebook later)
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup Craisins
1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1 tablespoon Orange zest
Sugar Mixture below
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon orange zest
1. Heat oven to 350. Combine all sugar mixture ingredients in a small bowl; stir until well mixed. Set aside
2. Combine 1 cup sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour baking powder and baking soda. Beat until well mixed. Add al remaining ingredients. Continue beating just until mixed.
3. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1 inch balls; roll balls in the sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass until 1 1/2 inch circles.
4. Bake for 7 to 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.