Holiday Cranberry-Orange Cookies

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Cranberry-studded cookies are great anytime, but are especially festive on a platter of Christmas treats.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ cups chopped white chocolate
  • 2 cups dried cranberries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars until fluffy. Beat in egg, zest, and vanilla. Stir dry ingredients together; stir into creamed mixture.
  • Fold in white chocolate and dried cranberries. Chill 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes; do not overcook. Allow to cool on baking sheet 10 minutes before removing.

Recipe Information

Makes: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ cups chopped white chocolate
  • 2 cups dried cranberries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars until fluffy. Beat in egg, zest, and vanilla. Stir dry ingredients together; stir into creamed mixture.
  • Fold in white chocolate and dried cranberries. Chill 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes; do not overcook. Allow to cool on baking sheet 10 minutes before removing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium95mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars11g
Protein1g