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Double-Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

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Double-Chocolate Cranberry Cookies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 24

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

Updated November 22, 2008
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

Ingredients

  • 1
    roll (16.5 oz) 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Dried cherries and macadamia nuts can be used in place of the dried cranberries and pecans.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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