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Cranberry Pecan Cookies

These are so tasty and simple to prepare! Each delightful little cookie is loaded with cranberries, nuts and vanilla, giving them the taste of a treat that’s been slaved over. —Louise Hawkins, Lubbock, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    3-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup white baking chips
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cookie dough, pecans, chips, cranberries and vanilla. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake until lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • The cranberry flavor makes these fantastic seasonal Thanksgiving cookies a lighter dessert alternative to traditional Thanksgiving pie.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 cookie: 87 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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