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White Chocolate and Cranberry Walnut Cookies
1/4 c. butter or margarine, softened
1/4 c. shortening
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 c. white baking chips
1 c. dried cranberries
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (or pecans)
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. In a large bowl cream together the butter, brown sugar, white sugar, until smooth. Beat in the egg and almond extract. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in the white chips, cranberries, and walnuts.
3. Drop onto cookie sheet using small scooper or shape into tablespoon size balls.
4. Bake in oven for 12-15 min. or until done. Do not over bake.
5. Cool for 5 minutes on baking rack and then remove from cookie sheet.
Makes 2 dozen
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note***I made these for my daughter's high school graduation party a few years back and they were the hit of the food table.***