Cranberry Amaretto Cookies

Here is a great way to get that festive color onto your cookie platter!
It is a great yummy recipe also. It is also a great way to use up any leftover cranberries you may have leftover from thanksgiving!

Cranberry Amaretto Cookies


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup amaretto
2 large eggs
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped fresh cranberries
1 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well. Add amaretto and eggs, beating until blended.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in cranberries and almonds. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 9 to 11 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool

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