White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies on a plate.

White chocolate cranberry sugar cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Sugar Cookies - soft and chewy cookies topped with melted white chocolate and dried cranberries. Easy and delicious treat to bake on a cold and snowy day!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 122 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 and 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips , melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable or coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. In another mixing bowl, cream butter for 30 seconds. Gradually add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla and egg and mix in well.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix just until incorporated.
  5. Cover the bowl with the dough and chill for 2 hours in the fridge.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  8. Using a 1 and 1/2 tablespoon scoop, drop mounds of dough onto the prepared sheet.
  9. Bake for 10 to 11 minutes. The cookies will puff up but deflate slightly during cooling.
  10. Cool cookies completely before decorating.
  11. Melt chocolate and oil in a heat-proof dish, in a microwave. Stir until smooth.
  12. Spread each cookie with two teaspoons of melted chocolate. Sprinkle with dried cranberries.
  13. Set on a cooling rack to dry. Repeat with the rest of the cookies.
  14. Drizzle the remaining chocolate over each cookie. Let dry.
  15. Store in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.
Nutrition Facts
White chocolate cranberry sugar cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 15g17%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.