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Two of holiday's finest flavors—gingerbread and cranberry—meet in these easy-to make cookies that start with a box of gingerbread cake mix.

Recipe by Real Simple December 2003


Credit: Formula Z/S

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Makes 2 dozen


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  • Heat oven to 350º F. Make the gingerbread cookie dough according to the label directions. Stir in the dried cranberries. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Arrange the balls on an ungreased baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Lightly butter the bottom of a drinking glass, then dip it into the sugar. With the glass, flatten the balls one at a

  • time. Dip the glass back into the sugar after each cookie is pressed. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until firm. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 17mg; 140 calories; carbohydrates 23g; cholesterol 9mg; fat 5g; iron 1mg; protein 1mg; saturated fat 1g; sodium 115mg.