Orange, cranberry and white chocolate giant cookies

Christmas is fast approaching! For many, it is a tradition to leave out milk and cookies for Santa on Christmas eve. When my sister and I were little we had it on good word that Santa did not like milk and loved whiskey, so we also left out whiskey instead of milk. Whether you leave out milk or whiskey is up to you however why not get the kids involved in making this simple recipe to treat Santa to an extra special cookie this year!

Makes 6 giant cookies

Ingredients

  • 75g butter/margarine
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 225g plain gluten free flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon xantham gum
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • zest of 1 orange
  • pinch of salt
  • 150g white chocolate chips
  • 75g dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoon of lactose free milk or water

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200C.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar using a wooden spoon or spatula until light and fluffy.
  3. Slowly add in the egg whilst continuing to beat.
  4. After all the egg is incorporated, sift and add in the dry ingredients. Mix together until combined into a dough.
  5. Finally add in the chocolate chips and cranberries.
  6. Add the milk or water. Add in a little more if the mix is too dry.
  7. Divide the dough into 6. You can divide into more if you wish to make smaller cookies.
  8. Form each into a ball and place onto a lined baking sheet.
  9. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes for a cookie that is soft in the centre.

One thought on “Orange, cranberry and white chocolate giant cookies

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s