Soft Sugar Cookies With White Chocolate, Almonds, and Cranberries

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"This recipe makes a great Christmas cookie. The white chocolate chips, chopped almonds, and dried cherry-flavored cranberries create the perfect combination in a simple soft sugar cookie dough. It just seems to taste like a 'mouthful of Christmas.'"
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35 m servings 129 cals
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Original recipe yields 78 servings



  • Calories:
  • 129 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 80 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat sugar, shortening, and butter together in a large bowl with an electric mixture until smooth. Beat eggs, vanilla extract, and almond extract into butter mixture.
  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture until dough just comes together. Stir almonds, white chocolate chips, and dried cranberries into the dough.
  4. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough about 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake cookies until bottom edges are light golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool cookies for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


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Yesterday, my 7 year old grandson told me that he loved Craisins. I had just seen this recipe and decided to make it for him. The cookies are awesome! It's a large recipe and that's good. By...

These cookies are the bomb !!!!!!!! My husband had to give some away before he ate the whole batch by himself.They are soooo tasty and soft.I used dark chocolate instead of white and they were d...

These cookies are wonderful!

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