Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Happy Holidays Chips and Chunks Drop Cookies

I often find lots of baking inspiration over at Bloggy Buddy Liz's site and these Happy Holidays Chips and Chunks Cookies are a good example of that:@) My variation starts with your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe (Ghirardelli for us) and then we add every traditional holiday treat and flavor. My cookies have white and chocolate chips, dried cranberries, orange zest, cinnamon and walnuts. Talk about little -something-something- to make a coffee break or tea time special! I also love that the flavors are perfect for Thanksgiving right through New Years Day.
What could possibly make these cookies any better? Well, while really good as is... 
A light drizzle of white chocolate to the tops would be pretty:@)

Happy Holidays Chips and Chunks Cookies -inspired by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
1 C butter, softened
3/4 C sugar
3/4 C brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 Tblsp orange zest
3/4 tsp cinnamon for mild, 1 tsp for bolder flavor-you know your crowd
2 1/4 C A/P flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt (if using unsalted butter)
2 C of Chips and Chunks, any combination of chocolate and white chips, nuts, cranberries or raisins equaling 2 cups.
  1. Cream butter and sugars.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla, orange zest and cinnamon, mix well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt (if using). Mix until just incorporated.
  4. Stir in chips and chunks.
  5. Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown.
Enjoy a cookie and have a happy day:@)


  1. Hello Lynn, Wow, these cookies look amazing and I wish I could have one right now! LOL. Thanks for the recipe to bake these awesome looking cookies. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season. Hugs, Julie xo

  2. Yummmmmmmy! I love the idea of the additional spices, zest and dried fruits with the assorted chips.

  3. There is nothing better than a homemade chocolate chip cookie and these are loaded for the holidays!! I'll take a dozen please!

  4. Awwww....I'm so glad I could inspire you! Bill would be happy if I only baked chocolate chip cookies---and adding both chips and chunks would get two thumbs up from him!! Have a great weekend! xo

  5. Yum Lynn, all our favorite chips and chunks in a cookie!


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