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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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"A crispy chewy cookie my mom used to make when I lived in Oregon. Dried cranberries are also divine in this."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Blend butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. In a separate bowl sift flour, baking soda, and salt together. Stir into butter mixture. Stir in the oats. Fold in nuts and cranberries. Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheets, spaced at least 2 inches apart. These cookies spread.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are crisp and the centers appear dry. Cool on wire racks and enjoy.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 20, 2009

Having read the reviews and what the submitter Sarah says about dried cranberries also being good in this, I think the recipe means to use fresh chopped cranberries. If you do then you get quite a lot of moisture from them and the cookies do spread. I have also used dried cranberries and then I add a splash or two of milk and they are fine. The mix with the fresh cranberries is more tart. Hope this helps.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 29, 2008

for the most part, a good recipe, but they were kind of blah--if i use this again, i will definitely increase the brown sugar, and maybe add white chocolate chips.

Jan 16, 2007

I'm no baker and these cookies rock! I changed a few things ... 1/2c whole wheat flour + 1/2c all purpose (1c total). only used 1 stick butter (8T). + 1T white sugar. + bit of cinnamon, nutmeg, orange zest. used Pecans instead of Walnuts. Baked for 12 minutes (rotate 1/2 way) and they were chewy and delish!

Jul 23, 2003

These cookies are pretty yummy but they require about 20 minutes at 350F. Mine didn't flatten either.

Nov 11, 2003

I substituted left and right, with white flour and a mix of craisins and raisins, but it really quick and tasty. They didn't spread for me so I smashed them.

Jun 14, 2005

Well, we did eat them. If you live in Texas, just buy HEB Central Markets refrigerator version, it is much better and cost just as much per cookie! And don't waste your money on Kroger's version, they are not near as good as HEB's!

Dec 25, 2003

This is the worst cookie recipe I have ever tasted in my entire life. They were dry, bland, and did not spread at all. I threw all of them away after I tried two of them. I recommend adding white sugar to the recipe to make them better. Really, anything would be better than this!!!

Jan 22, 2009

Huge hit!


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  • Calories
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 121 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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