Blueberry, Cranberry & Cinnamon – Countdown To Christmas Cookie Recipes

Welcome to day 16 of my Countdown To Christmas Cookie Recipes. Today’s recipe is for Blueberry Cranberry & Cinnamon.

Tomorrow’s recipe is for Apple Angels & Pear Stars.

Blueberry Cranberry & Cinnamon Cookies

Blueberry, cranberry and cinnamon cookies

Ingredients

  • 225g softened butter
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 280g plain flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 55g dried blueberries
  • 55g dried cranberries
  • 55g pine kernels, chopped

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Line 2 baking sheets with baking paper.
  2. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon, then beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract.
  3. Sift together the flour, cinnamon and salt into the mixture, add the blueberries and cranberries and stir until thoroughly combined.
  4. Spread out the pine kernels in a shallow dish. Scoop up the tablespoons of the mixture and roll them into balls.
  5. Roll the balls in the pine kernels to coat, then place on the prepared baking sheets, spaced well apart and flatten slightly.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes. leave to cool on the baking sheets for 5-10 minutes, then using a palette knife, carefully transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

 

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