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Cranberry Cookies with Chocolate chips                           Sharon Benda

1 11.5-ounce package milk chocolate morsels, divided
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 6-ounce package Ocean Spray® Craisins® Cherry Flavor
Sweetened Dried Cranberries
1 cup pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped  Preheat oven to 350º F.

Pour 3/4 cup morsels into an uncovered large microwave-safe bowl. Set remaining morsels aside. Microwave morsels for 2 minutes on high. Stir until chocolate is smooth.

Stir in brown sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla. Add flour and baking powder, mixing until thoroughly combined. Stir in remaining morsels, cherry flavor sweetened dried cranberries and pecans.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes or until cookies are puffed and set to the touch. For a firmer cookie bake for 14 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Per Serving (one cookie): Calories 140 (7%DV), Total Fat 7 grams (11%DV), Chol. 20 mg (6%DV), Sodium 25 mg (1%DV), Pot. 65mg (2%DV), Total Carb. 17grams (6%DV), Dietary Fiber <1gram (3%DV), Sugars 12grams, Protein 1gram (2%DV), Vit. A 84 IU (0%DV), Vit. C <1mg (0%DV), Calcium 8mg (0%DV), Iron <1mg (0%DV), Dietary Exchange: Starch/Bread 0.5, Fruit 0.5, Fat 1.5