Crispy Cranberry Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Recipe #ASpicyPerspective #christmas #holidays
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5 from 4 votes

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Shortbread

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Shortbread – Crispy, butter, and loaded with mini chocolate chips and cranberries. A hint of orange zest makes shortbread cookies delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Sommer Collier



  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. With an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar, vanilla, and orange zest until light and fluffy. Add the flour and salt, and beat until just combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and cranberries. Divide the dough into two pieces. Press them evenly into two 8-inch round cake pans. Bake for 11-12 minutes, until golden around the edges.
  • With a small sharp knife, score the shortbread into 8 wedges per pan.
  • Allow the shortbread to cool in the pans another 10 minutes. Then flip out of the pans the gently separate into wedges.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.4mg