Outrageous Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies
Author: cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 25 mins
An easy oatmeal cookie
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats (not quick cooking)
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat or all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted walnuts plus 3 T.
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries plus 3 T
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat until combined.
  4. Add oat mixture to butter mixture and stir until partially mixed. Add 1/3 cup nuts and 1/3 cup cranberries and stir until fully blended. Scoop dough up by rounded tablespoons and shape into balls. Flatten slightly. Mix the reserved nuts and cranberries together and press a few gently into the top . Arrange 2 inches apart on cookie sheets and b on center rack for 12-15 minutes, until cookies are golden brown, but still soft. Cool on sheets for a few minutes and then transfer to a rack.
Recipe by Cookie Madness at http://www.cookiemadness.net/2009/08/outrageous-cranberry-walnut-oatmeal-cookies/