Recipe courtesy of Melody Larsen

Cinnamon Chip, Cranberry and Pecan Cookies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 36 servings
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1 1/2 cups melted butter

1 1/2 cups brown sugar 

1 cup instant vanilla pudding mix

3 eggs 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup cinnamon chips 

3/4 cup chopped pecans 

1/2 cup dried cranberries 


Special equipment:
a 2-tablespoon cookie scoop
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and brown sugar, and mix well. Add the pudding and mix until incorporated, then add the eggs and vanilla, and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. With the mixer set to low speed, add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Continue mixing on low speed and add the cinnamon chips, pecans and cranberries until just combined. Portion the cookies out using a 2-tablespoon cookie scoop and place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 13 minutes.
  4. Note: This recipe has been updated and may differ from what was originally published or broadcast.