Berry Nutty Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe Rating:
 21 Ratings
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c sugar
1 1/8 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/4 c butter, softened (2 1/2 sticks)
2 large eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/4 c all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
2 c oats, regular
1 c coconut
3/4 c dried cranberries
1 c pecans, in pieces

The Cook

Lori Thoman Recipe
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Orem, UT (pop. 88,328)
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Member Since Jan 2012
Lori's notes for this recipe:
This chewy oatmeal cookie, filled with sweet dried cranberries, coconut, and toasted pecans is 'berry nutty' indeed! I love a warm, chewy oatmeal cookie and spent many years trying to find just the right recipe. One day while gathering ingredients from my pantry for a batch of oatmeal cookies, I spied dried cranberries, coconut, and pecans left over from other baking projects and decided to use them up. My daughter named the cookie "Berry Nutty Oatmeal."
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What a combo: sweet berries, crunchy nuts and scrummy oatmeal! Love.

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Cream together sugars, butter, and eggs.
3
Add vanilla and mix.
4
In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, soda, baking powder, cinnamon and oats.
5
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
6
Stir in coconut, cranberries and pecans.
7
Drop by teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. (Do not overbake!)
8
SUGGESTIONS: Only use REAL butter. Toasting the pecans adds a wonderful flavor but when time is short, I leave out this step and the cookies are still delicious!
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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Jan 13, 2012
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Feb 23, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Feb 23, 2012
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user Judy Trimpe GrannyT - Feb 29, 2012
These are very good cookies. I took mine out of the oven after 14 minutes and they were perfect. I nice twist on ordinary oatmeal cookies. Very tasty, moist and chewy. Thanks for the recipe.
user Euniece Brenchley grannyapple37 - Mar 9, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!

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