Rose Cranberry Drop Cookies
Soak ¼ cup of Rose Petals in a ½ cup of warm water for 30 minutes.
Soak ¼ cup of Craisins (sweetened dried cranberries) in ½ cup of water for 30 minutes.
Chop the craisins in a coffee grater until they are real fine, set aside
Strain the Rose Petals, set water aside and again in the coffee grater chop the rose petals real fine.
1 stick of unsalted margarine (softened at room temperature)
1 stick of regular margarine (softened at room temperature)
1 cup of powdered sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2 tablespoons of Rose Water
Chopped Rose Petals
¼ cup of Mini Semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups of all purpose flour to mixture
Make a Glaze: (optional)
½ cup of Powder sugar
1 to 1 ½ teaspoon of Rose Water
(You may have to add a few more drops of Rose Water, but start out with the smallest amount)
Put glaze into a zip lock baggie, snip a corner and drizzle over cooled cookies.
Save the rest of your Rose Water in the refrigerator, it will keep for a few days. Try adding it to noodles for a delicious taste.
(I chop my cranberries and nuts up in a food processer, if you rather have chunky nuts and cranberries you do not have to grind them fine)
2/3 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup chopped cranberries
¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
½ cup canola oil
½ cup packed dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons No Sodium Baking Soda
1 teaspoon No Sodium Baking Powder
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups of all purpose flour
1 small container of low fat cream cheese
¼ cup of chopped walnuts
¼ cup of chopped cranberries
Mix together until well blended.
This bread goes great with breakfast. It is just a festive treat served with coffee or tea.