White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

It is time for the #ChocolateParty!  Do you know what the #ChocolateParty is?  The first Monday of each month we post a recipe that uses chocolate, and a themed ingredient we are given.  For November Roxana challenged us with cranberries.  Last month it was pumpkin.  If you are interested in joining, just let Roxana know!

I am not a huge fan of cranberries, so I wasn’t sure what to do for this month.  But then I remembered dried cranberries, those I do like.  I was in the mood for chocolate chip cookies, so I figured this was the time to play with cranberries to see what I could come up with.  These cookies are based on the Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe I have been making for ever.  I swapped out the regular chocolate chips for white chocolate.  I added in the cranberries, and decided to change up the extract to almond extract.  I love almond extract, but have never used it in cookies like this before.

These were a huge hit.  I brought them to my sons school, and the teachers loved them.  They were soft, chewy, and the almond extract worked really well with the white chocolate and cranberries.  They definitely were a fun twist on the regular chocolate chip cookie.  Don’t miss all the other great recipes the group made below.  Next month we will be back with chocolate and mint for the holidays!

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Biscoff Stuffed White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today I am guest posting over at That Skinny Chick Can Bake.  I am very excited to be taking over for Liz for the day.  Liz is one of the nicest bloggers I have met.  She was one of the first people to ever comment on my blog when I first started!  Liz helped me out with a guest post when I moved, so I am very happy to return the favor.

Today I made Biscoff Stuffed White Chocolate Chip Cookies!  Seriously, they are insanely delicious!  This was the first thing I made when I FINALLY found Biscoff Spread where I live.  Trust me, head over the That Skinny Chick Can Bake, and make these cookies!!  Tell Liz I said Hi, while you are there :)