This holiday season I have been baking up a storm and when I made a bunch of my one favourite holiday cookies, these cranberry white chocolate chip cookies, I could not help but take some photos to update the recipe with! These cookies are a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe with the fabulous combo of white chocolate and cranberries which is perfect for the festive season! (Or any other day of the year!) I like to play around with the basic recipe and most recently when I made three batches of them, I did one with the basic recipe, as seen below, one with the addition of pistachios and one with the addition of macadamia nuts! These cranberry white chocolate chip cookies are super easy to make and a great addition to any holiday cookie platter and I have it on good authority that they welcome on Santa’s cookie plate on the night before Christmas!
Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft and chewy white chocolate chip cookies with tangy dried red cranberries!
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
- 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup white chocolate (chips or chunks)
- Cream the butter and sugars in a bowl before beating in the egg and vanilla extract.
- Mix the flour, baking soda and salt before mixing into the wet ingredients followed by the cranberries and white chocolate.
- Form the dough into 1 tablespoon balls and place on a baking sheet spread 2 inches apart and bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven for 8-10 minutes, they shout be just barely golden brown around the edges on the bottom, before pulling them out of the oven to cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
Option: Add 1/2 cup chopped pistachios.
Option: Add 1/2 cup rolled oats.
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