Oatmeal White Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Craisins Recipe

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Oatmeal White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Christmas time means cookies and they don’t get much better than this Oatmeal White Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Craisins Recipe. If you’re into creating cookies for the Charismas season add this cookie recipe to your collection; they are really good. I thought I would just eat one to see how they tasted but unfortunately I didn’t stop there-after 3 I figured I had better get them into the freezer or there would be none left for Christmas. This is a simple recipe that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and the white chocolate and Craisins blend very well together. The cookie dough is very thick and hard to work with a spoon, so I used my hands and formed them like I was making meatballs, and this method worked out very well. You can always press them down a little bit with a fork if you want them a little flatter. Enjoy-adapted from Craisins packaging.

Oatmeal White Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Craisins Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: makes 24
Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package Craisins (5 ounces)
  • ⅔ cup white chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a medium bowl using an electric mixer blend the butter and brown sugar together until mixture is creamed together and fluffy and then mix in the eggs until well combined.
  3. creamed eggs and butter
  4. In a large bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients except for the Craisins, and chocolate chips, and then stir in the egg and sugar mixture until moistened. Dough will be stiff.
  5. cookie dough
  6. making cookies
  7. Fold in the Craisins and white chocolate chips. Form the dough into balls like you are making meatballs and place them on a cookie sheet lightly sprayed with cooking spray about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are nicely browned; remove from the cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.
  8. Makes about 2 dozen depending on size.

 

Oatmeal White Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Craisins

Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe

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Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe

Sugar cookies have always been one of my favorite cookies, and with dark chocolate Kisses on top, they are even better.

The kids are coming home for Christmas and I could not visualize, not having, some kind of Christmas cookies on hand. This Simple Sugar Cookies recipe is an almost cannot fail type of recipe. It is quick and simple to put together, and the cookies come out perfect every time. If you are using the Kisses, or Chocolate Stars, be sure to get them into the cookies as soon as they come out of the oven. Allow plenty of time for the cookies to cool because the chocolate will soften up a little bit from the heat of the cookie.

If you’re making cookies for the Holidays add these Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses to your collection. It won’t take much time and they are delicious. Enjoy

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup butter, softened

1 1/2 cups white sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

48 chocolate Stars or Kisses (this number depends on how large you make the cookies-if you make larger cookies the number will be less)

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

1. In a small bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder and set aside.

Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe

2. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer cream together the butter and sugar until smooth, then add the egg and vanilla. Mix until thoroughly combined.

3. Using a large spoon gradually mix in the dry ingredients to form the cookie dough. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and place onto greased cookie sheets. (Like rolling meat balls)

Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.

4. Remove from the oven and immediately press the Kisses or chocolate stars into the center of the cookies. Let set for a couple of minutes and transfer cookies to a wire cooling rack. Cool thoroughly until the chocolate hardens back up.

Makes 48 depending on the size cookie you form.

Simple Sugar Cookies with Kisses Recipe