Wrap these up cookies up in colourful tissue paper and you've got yourself a gorgeous gift.


  • 175g sugar

  • 75g brown sugar

  • 100g butter or margarine, softened

  • 75ml milk

  • 1 large egg

  • 275g plain flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 170g pack of Ocean Spray® Craisins® dried cranberries

  • 75g chopped pecans

  • 50g finely chopped crystallised ginger

  • For the glaze:

  • 350g powdered sugar

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 190°C. Lightly grease baking sheets.

  • 2.

    Combine sugar, brown sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl and beat until well mixed. Add milk and egg and beat until smooth. Add flour, baking powder, ground ginger and bicarbonate of soda and beat until well mixed. Gently stir in the dried cranberries, pecans and crystallised ginger.

  • 3.

    Drop dough in rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.

  • 4.

    In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and enough milk for desired glaze consistency and mix well. Drizzle glaze over cooled cookies.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

  • Energy 322kj
  • Fat Total 9g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 60g
  • Sugar 37g
  • Sodium 41mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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