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Cranberry White Chocolate Christmas Shortbread Cookies

These melt-in-your-mouth Christmas shortbread cookies are elevated to a delicious level with the addition of sweet white chocolate chips and tangy dried cranberries.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Resting Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Cookies, Shortbread Cookies
Servings: 20 Cookies
Cost: 8.00


  • Mixing Bowls
  • Measuring Cups & Spoons
  • Electric Mixer
  • Baking Sheets


  • 1 Cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Corn Starch
  • 1/2 Cup Confectioners (Icing) Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chips (or Chunks)
  • 1 Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Pinch Salt


  • Preheat oven to 375° F
  • Whip softened butter until light and fluffy
  • Stir in confectioners sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt until wet
  • Mix on low for 1 minute until blended
  • Whip on high for 3 minutes until thorough mixed and crumbly
  • Stir in white chocolate chips and dried cranberries
  • Spoon onto an un-greased cookie sheet & flatten just a touch
  • Bake at 375° F for 12 - 14 minutes until the slightest hint of golden brown can be seen at the edges
  • Allow to cool