Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jody Ayers
from Gatewood, MO

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.

prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 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
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How To Make

  • 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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