This recipe for white chocolate and cranberry cookies is ensuring the perfect sweet snack to enjoy during the winter months, but essentially all year around! Made with creamy white chocolate and tart cranberries, these cookies are full of flavor and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. So next time you’re looking for a cozy night in, be sure to whip up a batch of these delicious cookies!
What is the difference between white chocolate and regular chocolate?
White chocolate is made with cocoa butter, milk solids, and sugar, while regular chocolate is made with cocoa beans, cocoa butter, and sugar. This is why white chocolate is as the name indicates: white.
This also is the reason, why white chocolate is more expensive than regular one, because they are made with cocoa butter instead of cocoa beans.
Can I substitute white chocolate chips for regular chocolate chips?
Yes, you can substitute white chocolate chips for regular chocolate chips in this cranberry cookie recipe, but the taste will be different and less sweet. Add more sugar, if desired.
What is the best way to chop white chocolate chips?
The best way to chop white chocolate chips is to place them in a freezer bag and hit them with a rolling pin until they are the desired size. You can also chop them with y big knive on a chopping board, but this is a bit more messy.
Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Preheat the oven to 180 C (356 F).
- Melt the butter, and allow to cool.Sift the flour and the bicarbonate of soda into a mixing bowl. Add the ground almonds, oats, dried fruit, soft brown sugar, caster sugar and the chocolate chunks and mix well.
- Mix the cooled melted butter with the egg yolk and pour into the dry ingredients, stirring to combine.
- With your hands, form into walnut-sized balls and arrange slightly apart from each other on 2 baking trays. Using a fork, flatten the biscuits slightly.
- Place in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes or until golden.
- The cookies will still be soft when you take them out of the oven so allow to cool a little on the trays before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling.