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holiday oatmeal cookies

Recipe by
Nor Mac
Northern, MA

This recipe was given to me by my sister. I made a few minor adjustments. The oatmeal cookies are bursting with fruit and nuts. They are absolutely delicious. They are nice soft and chewy. I made two batches of these to Freeze for Christmas.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For holiday oatmeal cookies

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    plus 2 tb butter
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    craisins or raisins
  • 1 c
    chopped dried or candied pineapple
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts walnuts or toasted pecans
  • 2 oz
    chopped candied cherries

How To Make holiday oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    Beat softened butter and sugars together in a bowl until smooth.
  • 2
    Add in the eggs and vanilla. Mix well and set aside.
  • 3
    In another bowl. Whisk together baking soda, salt, flour and cinnamon together.
  • 4
    Mix flour mixture with the sugar butter mixture. Mix well to combine.
  • 5
    Add oatmeal, fruit and nuts. Mix well. ( optional refrigerate dough for one hour prior to baking)
  • 6
    Drop by tablespoons onto parchment lined sheet pan.
  • 7
    Bake at 350 degree’s bake 10-15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.