Double Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

Sweetened dried cranberries, pecans and a drizzling of vanilla glaze make these festive holiday cookies as good as any from an upscale bakery.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup white chocolate chunks or white vanilla baking chips
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cranberries and pecans. Work with half of dough at a time; refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Drop dough by well-rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate chunks and oil on High 30 seconds. Stir; if necessary, microwave 10 to 15 seconds longer until smooth. Place melted chocolate in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut 1/8-inch hole in bottom corner of bag.
  • 5 Squeeze bag gently to drizzle white chocolate over cookies. Let stand until white chocolate is set, about 40 minutes. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    75mg
    75%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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