Gentle-Baked Vegan Citrus Cranberry Cookies With Lemon Drizzle

A candy lemon drizzle paired with every smooth chew of those VegNews Vacation Cookie Contest-winning cranberry-pecan-orange cookies makes for one scrumptious vacation cookie. Pair with a sizzling mug of tea and an excellent ebook for a comfortable evening in. 

For the cookies:
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup vegan butter, softened
⅔ cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons contemporary squeezed orange juice
Zest of 1 orange
¼ cup chopped contemporary cranberries
¼ cup chopped pecans

For the lemon drizzle:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon contemporary lemon juice
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon vegan milk, if wanted