Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

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Makes: 12 big cookies

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, at room temperature

1/2 cup cane sugar (OR you can do 1/4 cup granulated sugar plus 1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar)

1 egg

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 cup chocolate chips, we used Camino fair trade 71% cacao brand

1/3 cup cranberries

1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Stir the flour, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.

4. Place the butter and egg into the mixing bowl and mix on medium speed until creamy. Add the sugar and mix for 3-4 minutes. Add the vanilla and mix in.

5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet on low speed.

6. Mix in the chocolate chips until evenly dispersed, add and mix in the cranberries and then the sunflower seed.

7. Make 12 even mounds, roll the mounds with your hands into balls, flatten down with your fingertips. Try to make them a similar size so they bake at the same time.

8. Place into the preheated oven and bake 14-16 minutes or until golden brown.

9. Remove from the oven and let sit a couple minutes then transfer the cookies to a cooling rack.