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cranberry-walnut oatmeal
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4.75 from 8 votes

Outrageous Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

An easy oatmeal cookie
Servings: 18
Author: cookie Madness


  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats not quick cooking
  • 1/2 cup 70 grams 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 100 grams dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup 50 grams 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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
  • Beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat until combined.
  • 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.