Chocolate Dipped Cranberry Cookies
2 call purpose flour
1 tspbaking powder
2 ccoarsely chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
2 c( 12 ounces ) semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/4 cchopped walnuts, optional
How to Make Chocolate Dipped Cranberry Cookies
- In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Using papertowels, pat chopped cranberries dry; stir into dough.
- Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoonful's 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350 degree for 11 - 13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
- In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate mixture; sprinkle chocolate with walnuts if desired.
Place on waxed paper until set.