White Chocolate Chip & Cranberry Cookies…


As a child  was always hovering around my parents as they cooked. I think it came to mum as a huge relief when I began offering to cook the family dinners and bake. Still at mums place now there is a big plastic container full of ‘my things’ – ranging from holiday themed patty cases to cookie cutters that I have purchased over the years. I have always loved trying to make something new, and I was really fortunate to have 2 brothers who absolutely devoured anything that was put in front of them – and they are fortunate that they attend the gym regularly!

When it comes to cooking, I really enjoy it and it is no doubt the European in me that believes cooking for people is a way of showing you care. It should be fun, and easy and a time to allow yourself to be creative.

I love recipes that are simple yet different, and these white chocolate chip and cranberry cookies just tick every box.


  • 1 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate drops
  • 150g butter
  • 1 egg



First, preheat your oven to 160C (fan forced). Add 1 2/3 cup of plain flour and 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda


Sift into a large bowl.


Add 1 cup of brown sugar


Add 1/2 cup of shredded coconut


Next add 1/2 cup of dried cranberries


And then 1/2 cup of white chocolate drops


In a microwave safe bowl, melt 150g butter of butter and add to the dry ingredients.


Lightly beat an egg and add to mixture


Using a metal spoon, combine the ingredients


Until they all come together


On a tray lined with baking paper, spoon out the mixture


This should make about 24.


Pop into the oven for about 12-15 minutes.


Bake until they are nice and golden.


Bon Appetit!


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