Cranberry Sugar Cookies with Chocolate

November 22, 2011

                   Cranberry Sugar Cookies with Chocolate

Cranberries.  A Thanksgiving staple.  It will be served at a million different dinners this Thursday. In a million different varieties.

We always had the jellied cranberries when I was growing up. Yep, the good ole' canned version.  I'm not even sure if anybody ate them. It was just served because, it was Thanksgiving. You can't have Thanksgiving without cranberries!  (This is according to my sister and my mother).

Here's the thing....I don't particularly care for cranberries.  They are OK, but, Mr Plain and the kids don't eat them at, we don't eat them here.  

Now, that has all changed.  I am learning...if you put it in a cookie, my children will eat it.  They may not always like it, but, they will grab it and  chomped into without a thought.  These..they like. Alot.

Do they know there are cranberries in them?  No. My 4 yr old told me these were awesome chocolate chip cookies. What they don't know, right?

Off to find to broccoli cookie recipe. :)

Cranberry Sugar Cookies with Chocolate

by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:30
Cook Time: 00:10
Ingredients (approx 48 cookies)
  • 2-3/4 cups white flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1-2 cups chocolate chips, melted
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, add flour, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
In another bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add egg and vanilla. Beat well.
Gradually blend flour mixture into dough mixture until mixed well.
Stir in dried cranberries.
Form dough into approx 1 in balls and place on cooking sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until brown on edges.
When cookies are cool, dip into melted chocolate.
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  1. Well if they like them and they do not like cranberries, I definitely will enjoy them. I love cranberries and the dried ones are so addictive to me. The dipping in chocolate is a nice touch. Your picture of them sure does look tasty. Have a great Thanksgiving!

  2. Thank you Tina :)
    Have a Happy Thanksgiving!


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