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White chocolate & Cranberry Cookies

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Cooking Time:

8 to 11 minutes

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Ingredients

  • One and two-thirds cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Quarter teaspoon baking soda
  • Quarter teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, slightly softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • 1 large egg
  • Two and a half teaspoons vanilla extract
  • One and a half cups chopped pecans
  • 2 cups dried cranberries
  • One and a third cups top-quality white chocolate morsels

Directions

These wonderful cookies are always a great success with our guests when they come home to the inn hungry after a day’s exploration of the Cape.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare several cookie sheets.

In a medium size bowl stir together thoroughly the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

In a large bowl beat the butter on medium speed until soft and fluffy. Add the brown sugar and orange marmalade and beat until well mixed. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat again until very fluffy. Beat in the flour mix until evenly blended.

Stir in the pecans, cranberries and chocolate morsels until evenly spread. Drop cookie dough onto cookie sheets, about a heaped tablespoon each, spacing about 3 inches apart.

Bake for 8 – 11 minutes, rotating the sheets half way through for even browning.

Allow to set for a couple of minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool.