White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

883 Reviews 75 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
Diane Abed
Recipe by  Diane Abed

“I make a basic chocolate chip cookie dough, but use white chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and brandy (instead of vanilla). Great for Christmas time!”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 dozen

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and brandy. Combine the flour and baking soda; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in the white chocolate chips and cranberries. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. For best results, take them out while they are still doughy. Allow cookies to cool for 1 minute on the cookie sheets before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

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TANYA JOE
299

TANYA JOE

I have made this recipe for 3 years now and everyone loves them. I've always used vanilla extract instead of the brandy and have used 3/4 a cup of cranberries when I didn't have a cup and they still were delicious and looked nice. I look forward to making them again for this years office cookie exchange.

TIFFANYGO24
278

TIFFANYGO24

I bought some fresh cranberries on sale before thanksgiving. I didn't want to make cranberry sauce (boring) and I found this recipe. It calls for dried cranberries, I used the fresh, I rinsed them and put them in a glass dish on 250 degrees for 5-10 mins to soften them up. Then I folded them carefully into the dough right at the end!! I took them for thankgsgiving, they were gone before anyone even sat down to dinner. The cranberries popped open in your mouth. Absolutely the best cookie I've ever made or eaten!!!

ESKMom
243

ESKMom

One of my favorite cookies! Only a few alterations and comments: You must use brandy or other alternative (Capt Morgan would be good too, as one reviewer suggested). It makes it special. I always double to recipe and decrease the amount of sugar to 3/4 cup of both white and brown sugars. I also use margerine (I Can't Believe its Not Butter)and add a box of Cheesecake flavored pudding. Cook as Diane suggested, just until barely brown and leave on the cookie tray (I use stoneware) for 3-5 minutes. They will be scrumptious! I cannot tell you if they are dry the next day, as some suggest b/c ours never last that long! BTW, the dough freezes beautifully. I just drop it onto a cookie sheet with my "scoop" and freeze it. When baking the frozen ones, put them on the cookie sheet when you preheat the oven and they will be ready to bake when the oven is ready.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 147 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 21.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 64 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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