Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookie Recipe

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Cocoa nibs, bourbon, cranberries and sass make this a naughty-nice holiday cookie for grown-ups. Make sure to plan ahead, though. The dough needs a 24 hour rest in the fridge to bring out the full bourbon flavor.

Submitted by Matt Hayashi
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 cups cake flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp rose water
1/2 cup cocoa nibs
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup powdered sugar (optional)
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp all spice powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 cup aged burbon
2 cups of 87%-90% Chocolate (chopped)
2 eggs
2 tbsp lemon peel
2 tbsp orange peel
3/4 tsp Kosher saltInstructions

Sift flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice powder and salt into a bowl. Set aside.
In your mixer with a paddle attachment, cream butter and granulated and brown sugars together. Add eggs to the mixture and stir. Then, add the vanilla, lemon rind, orange rind, burbon and rose water into the mixture.
Once incorporated, add the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and stir. Add the chocolate and cocoa nibs into the mixutre and stir until all of chips are evenly distributed.Place cookie dough onto plastic wrap and roll it up, then let sit in the fridge for at least 24 hours.Cooking:
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut cookie dough into slightly larger than golf ball sizes and evenly distribute the cookie dough onto cookie sheet. Bake cookie for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Rest the cookies for 30 minutes. Optional – sift powdered sugar on top of cookies.

Author: biteclub

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  1. What do you do with the sour cream and cranberries?

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