White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies get holidazzled with white chips, cranberries and almond flavoring.

  • Prep Time 55 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup packed light brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon almond extract, if desired
1
egg
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
1
cup sweetened dried cranberries

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla, almond extract and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in baking chips and cranberries.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light brown. Cool 2 to 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

"Based on a family favorite, this recipe can be changed into just about any kind of cookie. It's so easy, it can be shared with anyone, from kids to baking experts." Laura Abeloe

When using brown sugar in baking, it’s important to firmly pack the brown sugar into the measuring cup for best results.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.