Chocolate Dipped Cranberry Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Cranberry Cookies
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    36
    cookies (3 dozen)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups OCEAN SPRAY® Fresh or Frozen Cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups (8 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped nuts

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheets.

COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat vegetable shortening and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add vanilla extract and egg; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture until a soft mixture forms. Stir in cranberries. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.

BAKE for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

MELT morsels in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Dip half of each cookie into melted chocolate and then into nuts. Allow chocolate to dry completely.

Recipe, photo and nutritional information courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 14%
  • Cholesterol 5mg 2%
  • Sodium 50mg 2%
  • Carbohydrates 16g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 2g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.