White Chocolate Brownies and Tate’s Bake Shop Giveaway

My name for these bars would be White Chocolate Cranberry Bars, but the Tate’s Bake Shop cookbook by Kathleen King calls them White Chocolate Brownies.

By either name, they are delicious.  The bars are dense and sweet, but not too sweet.  You can definitely taste the white chocolate in these and the cranberries are a perfect complement.

Here’s what you’ll need to make them:

  • 9 Tbs. butter, cut into pieces
  • 9 oz white chocolate (I used Baker’s squares)
  • 1 Tbs. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.  Kathleen recommends lining a 9 inch square baking pan with waxed paper.  Normally, I would skip that and use my favorite Baker’s Joy spray with flour in it, but my square pan is in terrible shape so I lined it with parchment paper.

Melt the chocolate and butter together in the microwave.  Stirring every 30 seconds until melted smooth.  Stir in the vanilla.

Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl.  With an electric mixer, beat the eggs and sugar together.  Add the chocolate mixture and blend.  Add in the flour mixture and blend until well combined.  Stir in the cranberries.

Spread into the pan and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.  Don’t underbake.  Cool completely before serving.

Tate’s Bake Shop sent me a copy of their cookbook to review.  The White Chocolate Brownies may have been the first thing I baked from the book, but they won’t be the last.  This is the kind of cookbook that makes you want to make everything in it.  This afternoon I baked Orange and Oat Chewies – buttery and delicious!

The ingredients are common and easy to find, the steps easy to follow and the desserts all sound delicious.  If you have a cookbook lover on your Christmas list, this book would make a great gift.

Tate’s Bake Shop also sent me a trio of their cookies to try.

Tate’s Bake Shop is in Southampton, NY and is famous for their cookies, especially the chocolate chip.  The cookies are crisp and have an addictive, buttery flavor.  My favorite was Oatmeal Raisin.  My kids preferred the White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut.

Tate’s Bake Shop is going to send one reader a copy of Tate’s Bake Shop cookbook and a trio of cookies.

For your first entry, leave a comment on this post with your favorite cookie.Giveaway is now closed.

For a second entry, like Tate’s Bake Shop on Facebook and leave a separate comment letting me know that you did.

This giveaway is only open to readers in the United States.  The giveaway will close on Monday night.

Tate’s is also offering readers a 15% discount.  Use the code “cookie” to receive the discount.

Disclosure: Tate’s Bake Shop provided me cookies and a cookbook to review.

Don’t forget to visit the other blogs having giveaways this week: The Green Backs Gal, Crystal and Co., Coupon Cookin ,Coupon Mommie, Bucksome Boomer, Savin’ Some

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  1. the classic …. chocolate chip!

  2. Chocolate Chip are my fav!

  3. PB blossoms- I look forward to holiday parties because they are almost always on the cookie tray!

  4. Always Chocolate Chip!

  5. Oatmeal Raisin!

  6. My favorite are really thin, melt in your mouth sugar cookies. Simple, but when they’re well done they’re amazing (aka: when my mom makes them). I’m just now getting into cooking/baking, and one of the hardest things for me is finding recipes. I’m beginning to get cook books and follow blogs, this would be a great addition to my growing collection.

  7. I also “liked” on facebook :)

  8. Carrie C. in VA says:

    peanut butter cookies with the hershey kiss in the middle!

  9. You can never go wrong with a good chocolate chip cookie!

  10. My favorite holiday cookies are my mom’s spritz cookies. They are filled with jelly on the inside with the ends dipped in chocolate and covered with sprinkles. Love them!

  11. My favorite cookie is a Spicy English Gingersnap one that I found a recipe for a few years ago. ANd it’s that time of year to make them again!

  12. Plain old fashioned oatmeal.

  13. Ooooh…I love all cookies, but a big, soft sugar cookie will get me every time.

  14. I love a good peanut butter cookie

  15. My favorite cookies are made with both chocolate chips and white chocolate chips. they are yummy bc the white chocolate flavor goes great with the chocolate chips yummy :)

  16. Tinker Kell says:

    I like peanut butter cookies with a Hershey Kiss! You get the best of both worlds, peanut butter & chocolate. Snickerdoodles are a close second favorite.

  17. i also liked on facebook and left a great review on the beach brownies that i made a few months ago :)

  18. Sheilah Miller says:

    My husband’s peanut butter cookies

  19. Sheilah Miller says:

    I like Tate’s on FB

  20. I love Monster Cookies!

  21. chocolate chip are definitely my favorite!

  22. Following Tate’s on FB

  23. I also “like” their fb page!

  24. conniemelancon says:

    chocolate chip cookies!

  25. Love all cookies but I have to agree with what so many other’s have said – there’s nothing like a fresh out of the oven chocolate chip cookie!

  26. chocolate chip cookies!

  27. My all-time favorite cookie is gingersnaps – especially in cold weather. The smell coming from the kitchen and paring the cookies right out of the oven with a steaming cup of hot coffee – perfection!

  28. I love sugar cookies!

  29. I like their Facebook page.

  30. Home-made Tollhouse Chocolate Chip-but I don’t discriminate against any cookie!

  31. My favorite cookie is the Nutty for Oats cookie that I make – it is a peanut butter, oatmeal, chocolate chip cookie! Oh so good.

    This time of year I also love my mom’s sugar cookies.

  32. Gooey Butter cookies!

  33. I love eating Sara Bernhardts

  34. I love snickerdoodles!

  35. Margie Huddleston says:

    I love white chocolate cranberry biscotti! It’s what I make each year for Christmas.

  36. My favorite cookie is good old chocolate chip.

    Thanks!
    KellyH

  37. chocolate chip!

  38. Moto X Mom says:

    Snickerdoodles baby! YUM!

  39. my grandmother’s johnny cakes

  40. I have to go with the classic Chocolate Chip – can’t pass them up!

  41. Rainbow Cookies are my fave!

  42. I like Tates on Facebook

  43. Just one!? It depends on my mood– but the classic chocolate chip cookies are always wonderful. I also have soft spots for italian wedding cookings, oatmeal, peanut butter blossoms…

  44. I liked Tates on FB!

  45. My fave is peanut butter! nomnom! :)

  46. I also like tate’s on facebook :)

  47. I love oatmeal raisin cookies!

  48. I love snickerdoodles!

  49. I love sugar cookies!

  50. I love Sugar Cookies or Chocolate chip.

    I can never decide :)

  51. I liked on Facebook :)

  52. I LOVE the chocolate chip……..they are soooooo delicious!!!!

  53. And I also posted LIKE on Facebook!!!!!!!

  54. Charlotte says:

    Love sugar cookies & Chocolate chip best.

  55. I love cranberry chocolate chip

  56. Love sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, peanut butter kiss cookies, and chocolate chip. However I havent really met a cookie that I didnt like :-)

  57. I am already a fan of Tate’s on facebook!!! I LOVE their cookies. I thank the clients who bring them to me but my hips and butt curse them lol

  58. I love toffee oatmeal cookies!

  59. I’m a fan of Tate’s on FB!

  60. chocolate chip cookies are by far my favorite. but they HAVE to be homemade and warm and gooey. or the perfect chewy snickerdoodle. yum!

  61. i ‘like’ tate’s bakeshop on facebook :)

  62. My favorite are Chocolate Crinkles.

  63. Snickerdoodles are my favorite!

  64. Love Tate’s chocolate chip cookies.

  65. I’m already a fan on FB of Tate’s.

  66. My favorite kind of cookie is white chocolate, cranberry oatmeal. ;-)

  67. I love gingerbread. Yum!

  68. I love all cookies, especially sugar cookies and chocolate chip.

  69. Hi,
    my favorite cookie has to be sugar cookies and for a bar cookie anything that says brownie gets me every time.

  70. I am already a Facebook fan. Love this shop!

  71. My favorite cookies are Chocolate Chip, Cowboy Cookies from my grandmother’s recipe, and Brownie bars :-)

  72. Snickerdoodles are my favorite, but chocolate chip would probably come in second.

  73. My favorite cookies are chocolate chip cookies.

  74. I looove chocolate chip cookies!

  75. I liked Tate’s on facebook.

  76. Chocolate chip!

  77. My fave cookie is chocolate chip fresh from the oven :)

  78. I like Tate’s Bake Shop on Facebook

  79. wow, this is my first visit to your blog… and I am drooling! Yummy, informative and beautiful! you are a triple threat!

  80. Absolutely love the White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut cookies. Sooooo buttery. Tastes so good.

  81. and now I ‘liked’ Tate’s bake shop, and wow they have so many good things! and my favorite cookie? oatmeal, yep, with maybe chocolate chips!

  82. I LOVE chocolate chip cookies…slightly undercooked and gooey. YUM!

  83. I just Liked Tate’s on FB! :-)

  84. Sounds like a great cookbook to add to anyones collection!!!!

  85. White chocolate chip cookies are my favorite.

  86. my favorites are definitely, definitely chocolate chip cookies, made according to our family recipe! second place would probably be thumbprint cookies coated in ground walnuts and with frosting in the thumbprint.

  87. I recently made dot cookies with mint and chocolate chips. Very good. I am going to try the white chocolate brownies but want to put macadamia nuts in it instead of cranberries. We’ll see how it turns out.

  88. I like chocolate chocolate chip cookies!

  89. I love shortbread of any kind.

  90. I “Liked” Tate’s on Facebook.

  91. If it’s a cookie without nuts and raisins then I like it:}

  92. Chocolate chip!

  93. Favorite cookie..got to be good old chocolate chip (add pecans, bonus!).

  94. Kristin H. says:

    I love making homemade iced sugar cookies in Christmas shapes!

    I “liked” Tate’s on Facebook too!

  95. My favorite all-time cookie is chocolate chip, but at the holidays it is Peanut Butter Blossoms.

  96. I also “Like” them on FB

  97. Sugar, when done just right!

  98. Stacy Young says:

    White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut is my favorite cookie

  99. Stacy Young says:

    I am a fan of Tate’s on facebook

  100. I like chocolate chip cookies.

    denise_22315 at yahoo dot com

  101. I really like snickerdoodles . Homemade oatmeal cookies are a close second, and I mean close..

  102. Great giveaway! I think I’d have to say that a perfectly chewy chocolate chip cookie is my favorite!

  103. Macaroons are my fave.

  104. Like Tate’s Bake Shop on Facebook.

  105. Kristin H. says:

    I love homemade iced sugar cookies at Christmas!

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