Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

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Jody Ayers

By
@jayers

We love anything cranberry and these cookies are by far the best oatmeal cookies I have ever had. They are quick, easy and a single recipe makes at least 4 dozen 2-3 inch cookies. They are perfect for the little helpers to assist with in the kitchen. They would also be great for cookie exchanges and I think Santa may even find a few on his plate this year.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 stick
    butter at room temperature
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    quick oats
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1 c
    pecan pieces
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    fresh orange zest

How to Make Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugars together until creamy.
  3. Add eggs and Vanilla and mix well. Meanwhile, in another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to creamed sugar and egg mixture and mix well.
  5. Add oats, cranberries, pecans and orange zest. Mix together until well combined.
  6. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet (I line mine with parchment paper or use silicone mat). Bake 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Cool 1-2 minutes on the cookie sheet and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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About Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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