Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies

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There are so many delicious cookies and sweets to enjoy at Christmas time. These easy cranberry and white chocolate cookies will definitely bring a smile to your face. You can't go wrong with cranberries and white chocolate, the combination is irresistible.
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cups butter (unsalted, softened)
  • 1/2 cups brown sugar (I prefer dark brown sugar for this recipe)
  • 1/2 cups white sugar (with this amount of sugar the cookies will be as sweet as when you buy them, I usually use less sugar)
  • 1 egg (large)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3/4 cups white chocolate (chips or white chocolate chunks)
  • 3/4 cups cranberries (dried)
Yield:
medium cookies
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cook time:
10 minutes
Total time:
25 minutes
Yield: 16 medium cookies | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter, white sugar and brown sugar.
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies photo instruction 1
3. Add egg and vanilla extract, mix well (scraping down the sides and bottom of the bowl). Combine flour, baking soda and salt, stir gradually into the creamed sugar mixture.
4. Add white chocolate chips and stir.
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies photo instruction 2
5. Stir in cranberries.
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies photo instruction 3
6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (I had 2 baking sheets).
7. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet (leave some space between the cookies).
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies photo instruction 4
8. Bake for 8 minutes, until barely golden brown around the edges (you need to watch them closely, the cookies will look undone in the center when you remove them from the oven, but they will firm up when cooling on the baking sheet).
Chocolate and Cranberry Easy Christmas Cookies photo instruction 5

Comments

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Easy-tasty!

cynthia October 21, 2014 9:22 AM
Liked the texture of these cookies, will definitely share the recipe with my friends! Thanks, Alena!

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