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SIMPLE Cranberry, White chocolate and Pistachio Christmas cookies are a welcome addition to any cookie exchange without all the sprinkles, bells and whistles #simplepartyfood

SIMPLE Cranberry Pistachio Cookies


  • 1 Cup Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Large Egg, room temperature
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract
  • 2 Cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped dried cranberries
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped pistachios 
  • 23 blocks white almond bark or 1 cup white chocolate chips


  1. In a large bowl (or KitchenAidwith paddle attachment), beat the butter until fluffy. 
  2. Add the sugar and salt and beat until well combined and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the flour and beat until well combined.
  5. Stir in the cranberries and pistachios. 
  6. Preheat the oven to 350° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  7. Roll into small balls and place on the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 8-10 or until edge are set and slightly golden brown. They will still be too soft to lift immediately so let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes.
  9. Remove to wire rack and cool completely.
  10. Melt chocolate in microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds at 70% power, stir and repeat until melted.
  11. Drizzle cookies with chocolate and let set for 5-10 minutes to harden.


  • Serving Size: 1

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