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Patsy’s Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Cookies

December 8, 2012 by Joyce Beverly  
Filed under Holiday Cookie Contest


Patsy Burnette prepared these Grand Prize-winning cookies for the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Peachtree City Farmer’s Market and Fayette Woman.

Patsy Burnette Won The Grand Prize at our 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest


Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Cookies

4 cups White Lily flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

1 stick unsalted butter

1 cup Crisco shortening

1 1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

4 large eggs

2 tsp. of vanilla extract

Zest of 3 large oranges

3 cups Ghirardelli white chocolate chips

1 cup dried cranberries

1 cup roasted and chopped walnuts


Prize-Winning Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Cookie

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Sift together dry ingredients.

In a large bowl, cream together butter, crisco, and sugars

Stir in eggs and dry ingredients alternating one and then the other.

Add vanilla and orange zest

Stir in white chocolte, cranberries and walnuts.


Using an ice cream scoop scoop dough on to an ungreased cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.

Bake 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

Make 4 dozen large cookies!



About Joyce Beverly
I was local when local wasn't cool. After more than three decades as a community journalist, I've found my dream job as publisher of Fayette Woman.

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