Holiday Oatmeal Cookies

Nor Mac


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.


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15 Min
10 Min


  • 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.

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About Holiday Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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