Cranilla Cookies
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen

Cooking Spray
1 cup/250 mL shortening or butter
1 cup/250 mL sugar
1 tsp/5 mL Vanilla
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Cranberry Extract
1 egg
2 cups/500 mL flour
1 tsp/5 mL Baking Powder
1 to 2 C /250- 500 mL cranberries coarsely chopped fresh or frozen
1 cup/250 mL chopped almonds or other nuts

Preheat oven to 305 F/180 C. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. Using an electric mixer, beat shortening & sugar together in a medium mixing bowl until light & fluffy.  Add extracts & egg; mix well.  Combine flour, baking powder & salt in a separate mixing bowl.  Add to shortening mixture, mixing until a soft dough forms.  Stir in cranberries & nuts.  Immediately drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.  Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.   Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool completely.  Makes about 3 dozen.

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