• 227g Kerrygold Original Irish Butter, room temperature
  • 200g light brown sugar
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 400g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 160g white chocolate chips or white chocolate, chopped
  • 160g dried cranberries


1. Whisk the butter with the sugars until pale. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

2. Now mix in the vanilla extract then switch to a spoon and stir in the flour, bicarbonate of soda and the salt until incorporated. The dough should be stiff.

3. Stir in the chocolate and cranberries and mix well to distribute through the mixture.

4. Heat the oven to 180°C or gas mark 4. Using a small ice cream scoop or dessert spoons, drop rounded balls of cookie dough. about 5xm apart onto a baking sheet.

5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown, rotating the tray if needed to ensure even baking. Allow the cookies to sit in the tray for a minute for the cookies to firm before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling. Continue until all the cookies are baked.

6. The cookies will keep fresh in a sealed container for about 3-4 days or can be frozen for up to two months.

This recipe can also be halved successfully.

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