These cookies boast of an incredibly fresh, fruity flavor, with just enough white chocolate chips to balance the tartness of the dried cranberries. Recipe makes 36 cookies using a tablespoon scoop.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chocolate, citrus, cookies
Author: Beth Cato
1 1/2cupsdried cranberries
1cupunsalted butter 2 sticks, softened
2 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
1/2cupwhite chocolate chips
Preheat oven at 375-degrees.
Zest then juice the orange. Place dried cranberries in bowl and pour orange juice over them, stir, then set aside to soak
In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugars. Add the egg. Stir in orange zest.
In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually blend with butter mixture. Measure 2 tablespoons of orange juice from the bowl, and add to the dough. Drain off the rest of the orange juice (discard it or save it to drink) and add the dried cranberries and white chocolate chips to the dough. Combine.
Use a tablespoon scoop or spoon to space out dollops of dough on baking sheet; cookies will spread. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, until cookies are golden and set. Let set on sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to completely cool. Repeat with the next batch(es).