White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Shortbread

This recipe is quickly becoming a family favourite for Christmas. If you like shortbread, I bet you will add this delicious variation to your annual Christmas baking!

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup icing (powdered) sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1   1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dried cranberries (chopped)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Beat butter in a mixer. Add icing sugar and cornstarch and beat until fluffy.  Slowly add flour. When blended, add the vanilla, white chocolate, and cranberries and mix until just blended.  Form into about 1 inch balls, and then flatten them to about 1/2 inch thick on a cookie sheet. Bake for 15 – 17 minutes (until the bottom of the cookie is just lightly browned). Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a rack or paper towel.


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