I tried to capture all the flavors I so enjoy at Christmas and I think I did just that!
These buttery, crispy, chewy cookies are bursting with the outstanding flavors of Christmas.
Hope you enjoy!
serves4 to 4 1/2 doz cookies
prep time10 Min
cook time10 Min
Ingredients For cranberry-orange crispy oatmeal cookies
butter, room temperature
shortening, butter flavor
brown sugar, firmly packed
all purpose flour
oats, regular (uncooked)
orange juice, fresh
toasted rice cereal, i used rice krispies
coconut, flaked sweetened
dried cranberries, i used craisins (you can use raisins or dried cherries)
chocolate chips, i used mini chips
zest of one orange (about 1/2 tbsp)
How To Make cranberry-orange crispy oatmeal cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
At a medium speed, mix butter and shortening until fluffy; add both sugars and mix well. Add eggs beating well after each.
Combine flour, oats, salt, baking powder and baking soda; gradually flour mixture add to sugar mixture. Scrap down bowl as needed. Add orange juice; mix well.
Combine rice cereal, coconut, cranberries, walnuts, chocolate chips and orange zest; gently mix to combine. Hand stir into batter.
Drop by tablespoon onto baking sheet; bake for 10 to 12 minutes until lightly golden. Remove to wire racks to cool.
NOTE: when zesting the orange peel be sure to only zest the orange part, not any of the white.
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