White Chocolate Chip & Craisin Cookies
Yield: 48 cookies
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
Zest from two oranges
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon orange juice (preferably freshly squeezed)
2 teaspoons vanilla (can substitute almond extract, all, or in part)
3 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
2 cups craisins (sweetened dried cranberries)
Preheat oven to 375.
Grease cookie sheet.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and white sugar.
Beat in the eggs, orange juice, orange zest, and vanilla.
Combine the flour and baking soda; stir into the sugar mixture
Add the white chocolate chips and the Craisins.
Drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Remove from oven, cool on sheet for about a minute and then transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.
Note: Lemon zest may be used instead of orange