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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
These chewy cranberry oatmeal cookies are a yummy holiday treat. Make a batch for your holiday party or give some to friends as a gift from your kitchen.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cups quick or old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange peel
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Place oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in a bowl; stir with a whisk.

In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in egg whites, vanilla extract and orange peel. Gradually add flour and oats mixture, stir with a wooden spoon until blended. Fold in cranberries. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons on to cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Makes 24 cookies.

Per serving: Calories 70, Calories from Fat 28, Total Fat, 3.2g (sat 1.8g), Cholesterol 8mg, Sodium 80mg, Carbohydrate 9g, Fiber 0.7g, Protein 1.4g

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
, Member stephy_claire

These are wonderful, perfectly balanced with exactly the right amount of sweet. I didn't have any oranges, so I used a bit of lemon peel, and I can't have oatmeal without coconut so I threw in 1/2 cup of flaked which made the texture perfect. These will be oft' repeated.

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