Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Nut Cookies

Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Nut Cookies
Staff Writer

Elsa Saatela

Cranberry White Chocolate & Nut Cookies

These quick and easy cookies combine tart cranberries, sweet white chocolate, and crunchy nuts.

12
Servings
296
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4  Cups  unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4  Cups  white chocolate, cut into chunks
  • large egg, at room temperature
  • Pinch of  salt
  • 2  Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 2  Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 3/4  Cups  dried cranberry and nut mix
  • 2  Teaspoons  cornstarch
  • 1  Cup  dark brown sugar

Directions

In a large bowl using a hand-held mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until fluffy. Mix in egg and vanilla. In another bowl, mix togehter flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Stir flour mixture in to the butter and sugar mixture, add the white chocolate chuncks and dried cranberry and nut mix. Chill dough (covered) for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Shape balls of dough (about 1.5 tablespoons) onto cookie sheet, and bake for 8-9 minutes, until barely golden brown. Remove and let cool for 5-10 minutes before enjoying!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
26%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
28g
22%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
52mg
5%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
40µg
10%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
30mg
9%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
95mg
14%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
494mg
33%
Water
27g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Cranberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cranberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.