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Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Kristen | Ella Claire & Co.



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 T orange zest
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts optional


  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. orange juice
  • 1 tsp. orange zest


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together flour, baking soda, and baking powder and set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter, orange zest, and 1 cup sugar. Add egg and mix until nice and creamy. Add dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Add dried cranberries, white chocolate chips, and walnuts until just combined. Drop one inch balls onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes and then let cool.
  2. While cookies are cooling, combine icing ingredients. Once cooled, lightly drizzle cookies with icing.
  3. Makes 2 dozen