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Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

This Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Your™ Cookie Recipe post is sponsored by Country Crock®. All opinions are my own.

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours™ Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

We are all cookie lovers in this family. I remember being a kid and not being able to sleep at night. My dad would take my sister and me into the kitchen where we would all share cookies and milk. These are some of my favorite childhood memories. There is just something about having something as delicious as a freshly baked cookie, cold, refreshing milk and being in the company of loved ones. Who doesn't want to experience moments like that?

To this day, many, many years later I proudly carry on these traditions with my own children. I relish the opportunities that I have to give them their favorite cookies, ice cold milk and to have just have some uninterrupted to sit in their presence marveling at what amazing human beings they are becoming. Motherhood is one of the hardest and most fulfilling things that I have ever done. It never gets easier but it is always worthwhile.

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

Traditions are important to me because they become so interwoven into our lives and the traditions we start today are really key parts of their childhood. I firmly believe that it is never too late to start a new tradition. Several years ago I had an idea to start a Thanksgiving tradition. I wanted to rent a cabin every Thanksgiving with my sister, her kids, my dad and stepmother. I created a budget, found a place and made plans for everyone. We had a great time. This will be our fifth, and every year everyone still looks forward to it. It's our tradition.

Three years ago, we added a cookie baking contest to our 4-5 night stay. I mean, it's already Thanksgiving, why not add some additional baking, right? Well the kids and I love it. So do the adults because they reap all of the cookie rewards. There are six kids ranging in ages from 9-16. We make two batches of cookie dough and divide it up among the kids. They get to pick what they are adding and bake away. This goes on for three nights where all cookies are tasted and rated based on many factors.

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

The cookie contest is still going strong. This year we are bringing some really cool ingredients AND introducing the Country Crock® Make It Yours™ Cookie Recipe as our new, easy base. In fact, it's one easy cookie recipe and it's so easy that the kids are making it themselves. (I have fond memories of Country Crock® growing up. I loved it on my Ukrainian grandmother's German black bread.)

Back to the only cookie recipe you need this holiday. This one easy recipe and you are on your way to baking all of the cookies you can dream up! The Country Crock® Make it Yours™ Cookie Recipe makes the perfect base cookie dough and the possibilities are endless. You customize by adding 1-2 cups of your favorite mix-ins (such as chocolate chips, sprinkles, marshmallows).

Hope you all enjoyed my take on the Country Crock® Make It Yours™ cookie recipe! Now Amy of Mom Spark how do you mix it up and make it yours?

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

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Country Crock® thinks it’s time for you to have a little more fun in the kitchen. Get the original Country Crock® Make It Yours™ Cookie Recipe here, invite the whole family and whip up new, creative combinations everyone will love! Share with us how you Make It Yours™.

Cranberry White Chocolate and Pecan Make It Yours Cookie Recipe #MakeItYours

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38 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. rochelle haynes

    This is looking good

  2. Holy moly, does that sound amazing. I love the idea of using one cookie base to make a ton of different types of cookies.

  3. These cookies look delicious! I love anything with cranberry and white chocolate in it. Santa would like these (wink wink)

  4. Pam Wattenbarger

    Those cookies look good. I am seeing so many cranberry recipes that are tempting me.

  5. I love the idea of using the same cookie base and changing up the add ins. The delicious possibilities are almost endless!

  6. These cookies sound like heaven in the mouth! We always stock up on Country Crock for our holiday baking. I can’t wait to try these cookies with my kids this year!

  7. Ourfamilyworld

    I love to eat this cranberry cookies. I am starting to crave coz it looks so delicious.

  8. Meagan

    These sound so good. I bet the sweet and sour blend well together.

  9. Oh yum! These cookies look delicious! I love how your kids are helping in the kitchen!

  10. I was looking for a good Christmas cookie to make this year. I think this is the winner! Yum.

  11. Reesa Lewandowski

    OH we would LOVE these!!!! I always buy Country Crock, but never baked with it!

  12. I tend to shy away from baking goodies because I always end up with a fail, however, I can be proud to say that I am pretty much successful with making cookies. Thanks for this recipe. My husband was just thinking about making something with cranberries and I have the recipe for it!

  13. Jeanine

    Oh my goodness. These look and sound so incredibly delicious. I want to make cookies sometime this weekend, I’d love to try these!

  14. Yum, yum, these look good!
    I want to try these out for sure this holiday season.

  15. Kristin

    Cranberries and white chocolate are a great combination. I have always used almonds though. I will have to try it with pecans the next time.

  16. I cannot wait to try these. My mom is coming into town next week and her favorite food is cranberries. This will be perfect for her.

  17. Myteenguide

    I always making cookies but adding cranberries is different! I think adding cranberries is good and yummy! Gonna try this one. Thanks for tips.

  18. Silvia

    These cookies sound delicious! I definitely need to try something like this for the holidays!

    Silvia
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  19. Those cookies look so good. I should make some this weekend. I don’t care for pecans in cookies. .

  20. Rosey

    Pecans, cranberry and white chocolate? Oh yes these do sound amazing.

  21. I wish I could sink my teeth into one of those cookies right now, yum! I guess I’ll have to get in the kitchen and start baking soon : )

  22. These cookies look so yummy! A perfect combination of  two yummy  ingredients. 

  23. Sara

    These cookies look amazing! I love the combination of white chocolate and cranberries in desserts. Thanks for sharing this delicious and easy to make recipe.

  24. I love it when the children are involved in baking cookies. It makes more tastier!

  25. Gabriel

    Cookie contest sounds like a great tradition to start. We have a few also.

  26. Ann Bacciaglia

    These cookies look so delicious and easy to make. I will have to give this recipe a try for the cookie exchange.

  27. adriana

    These look so good!! I love making new cookies! We have a couple of different ones we make every year as a tradition too – it’s so fun to have fun family traditions!

  28. Lisa Heath

    We’re gearing up for holiday baking and I am so adding this to the list of baking goodies! THey look delicious!

  29. Christina Aliperti

    These look so good and they have the texture I love. I think you chose the perfect flavor combo for these cookies.

  30. Yum! Yum! I love me some pecans! And of course, white chocolate too. Going to grab me some of these!

  31. Yum! I love making homemade cookies with the kids. And, I have a huge bag of dried cranberries I was just thinking I had no idea what to do with.

  32. This looks like such a delicious cookie! I would love to try it out and serve it this holiday season.

  33. My kids would love to make these and then eat them!

  34. Mary Gardner

    These look delicious! I think I will add them to my Holiday cookie baking. Thanks!

  35. Now this seems interesting. I love all of these ingredients but never thought to try them all together. Thanks for the recipe. ^yolonda

  36. Dana Rodriguez

    These sound delicious.I love holiday cookie recipes!

  37. Lynne B

    I love the combination of cranberries and pecans. I’d leave out the white chocolate because I’m not a big fan of it. Thanks for the tip on the Country Crock cookie dough base!

  38. I love pecans and I love cookies and those look amazing! I would love to try out this recipe sometime!  Thanks so much for sharing.

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