“This recipe comes from a book called "Christmas Cookies Are For Giving"...and they sure do live up to their name...the dried cranberries transform these cookies into a holiday favorite...but they are great to have at any time. (Note these cookies are great for shipping)”
45 cookies (approx)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 2 baking sheets, or line with parchment paper.
  3. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon baking powder, baking soda; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, beat butter, shortening, white and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, mix well until fluffy.
  6. In a Small cup, mix together the vanilla and the coffee, until the coffee is dissolved, then add to the butter mixture; beat to combine.
  7. Gradually add dry ingredients, mixing until combined.
  8. Stir in the baking chips and dried cranberries.
  9. Drop 1 tablespoon of dough at a time onto baking sheet, spacing about 2" apart.
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  11. Let cool 1 minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  12. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 month.

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