December 12, 2012

White Chocolate Orange Cranberry Cookies and the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

What is more fun that a cookie swap?  How about the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap?  This is the second year I have participated and this year was just as fun as last!

This year I decided to make the White Chocolate Orange cookies.  Then I decided to make it even more festive and add dried cranberries to the mix.
To me, these flavors (and colors) just scream the season J .   I killed a few birds with this stone for this post – meaning, the cookie recipe itself is one of my assignments as an Allrecipes Allstar Brand Ambasador.  The recipes we are trying are compliments of Nestle and are found on  I was really hoping for cookie assignments for December, and I got my wish!

This year, my matches that I sent these yummy cookies out to were:
Rachel, Teacher by Day – Chef by Night (
Jillian, Goodbye Fat, Hello Jill (
And last, but not Least (and a food blogger I am very familiar with J)

Jenni, The Gingered Whisk (

print recipe

White Chocolate Orange Cranberry Cookies
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dried cranberries, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and orange peel. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 3-1/2 dozen


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Gingered Whisk said...

Thank you so much for the delicious cookies!! Cranberry and orange is one of my favorites, and I loved the white chocolate chips in there, too! I have most definitely eaten them all, LOL! They were great!

Rachel Ring said...

Love Love Love Love!

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