Laurie's Kitchen

A cooking blog of some of my favorites

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies December 18, 2011

Filed under: Cookies,Dessert,Fall,Winter — laurms15 @ 12:14 pm
This recipe is basically the one that comes off the Quaker Oats container with my own spin added. Much more cinnamon, orange zest and dried cranberries.
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup granulated sugar
  • 2  eggs
  • 1  teaspoon vanilla
  • Zest from 1 orange
  • 1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 3  cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 2 cups crazins (dried cranberries)

Preparation

Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add Orange Zest; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and crazins; mix well.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time Time: 08 min
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