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Cranberry Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are soft, thick and chewy, perfect to add to the holiday dessert menu and perfect for holiday cookie exchanges. 

Course Cookies, Desserts, Holiday Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 48 Cookies
Author Terri


  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, 1 1/2 sticks, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate cut into small chunks, about 8-10 small pieces from Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Bar
  • 3/4 bag chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt together, set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, brown sugar, sugar and corn syrup together until creamy.
  4. Next beat in 2 eggs and vanilla until incorporated.
  5. Add flour mixture, stir until just blended.

  6. Stir cranberries, walnuts, chocolate chips and chocolate chunks into mixture. 

  7. Place dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  8. Once chilled, using a 1" cookie scoop, place dough on prepared cookie sheet, 2" apart.

  9. Place cookie dough back into the fridge while waiting for the cookies to bake until the next batch is ready to be placed on the cookie sheets.

  10. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

  11. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.


Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook, pg 319.