In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Using paper towels, pat chopped cranberries dry; stir into dough.
Dop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets; cover and freeze until firm. Transfer cookie dough balls to a large resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for upt to 3 months.
To Use Frozen Cookie Dough: Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate mixture; sprinkle chocolate with walnuts if desired. Place on waxed paper until set.
To Prepare without Freezing: Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (976g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 2277 (66%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 253g||337 %|
|Saturated Fat 69g||345 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 93.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 73.3g|
|Cholesterol 272.2mg||84 %|
|Sodium 57292.5mg||1976 %|
|Potassium 1347.5mg||35 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 233.5g||69 %|
|Dietary Fiber 27.5g||110 %|
|Sugars, other 206g|
|Protein 69.7g||100 %|
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Calories per serving: 3431
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