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Cranberry Cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1-1/3 cups brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup chopped pecans
1-1/4 cups chopped cranberries

ORANGE GLAZE
2 tablespoons orange juice
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add sour cream. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir into butter mixture until well blended. Add pecans and cranberries. Place tablespoon-sized mounds on a buttered cookie sheet. Space 2 inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool for a few minutes on baking sheet. Remove to a rack to complete cooling. If desired, ice cookies with the Orange Glaze. Store in tin. Makes 3 dozen cookies.

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