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Spiced Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies

These Spiced Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies are loaded with fresh cranberries, comforting spices, toasted walnuts, and yummy white chocolate. They are easy to make and are the perfect cookies to make to start the holiday baking!
Course Cookies, Holiday, Sweets
Keyword cranberry and white chocolate, cranberry recipes, spiced cranberry and white chocolate cookies, white chocolate chip cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Tracey Gene


  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 stick 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • ¾ cup cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup sunflower seed oil
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup white chocolate morsels
  • ¼ cup toasted walnuts coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cranberries some chopped and some left whole


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add the butter, egg, brown sugar, cane sugar, sunflower oil, and vanilla extract to a mixing bowl and whisk together until combined and fluffy. 
  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt to a small bowl. Toss to combine and then gradually add the mixture to the wet ingredients.  Mix together with a spatula until combined, leaving a few streaks of flour.
  • Add in the chopped walnuts, white chocolate morsels, and cranberries, and mix together with a spatula. 
  • Scoop dough by 2 tablespoonfuls or with an ice cream scoop, and roll into balls. Place about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Use your fingers and press down on the dough.
  • Bake for 12 minutes and tap pan on the counter twice and bake for 4 minutes longer, or until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let cookies cool for about 5-7 minutes before enjoying. Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days.