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Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie

Big and beautiful, this cookie is perfect for the Holidays!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oatmeal cranberry cookies
Servings: 16 cookies
Calories: 417kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. allspice
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup whole oats
  • 1 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, optional

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. (I bake these at 325°F in my convection oven.)
  • In a medium bowl sift flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and allspice.
  •  In a separate large bowl, cream together shortening, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine well.
  • Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Then add oats, cranberries, and chocolate and combine by hand.
  • Use 1/4 cup and scoop onto cookie sheet, you should get about 6 per sheet.
  • Bake for 8-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the top no longer appears wet.
  • Allow to cool on the cookie sheet for a few minutes then transfer to a cooling rack.

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Nutrition

Serving: 16g | Calories: 417kcal