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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Thanks to my friend Heather for sharing her husband’s cookie recipe with me!  This is a basic oatmeal cookie recipe but instead of the usual chocolate chips, add in cranberries!

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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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  • 1 cup butter, softened (I used margarine)
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat the eggs in one at a time and then add in vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt then stir into the creamed mixture until just blended.
  5. Mix in the quick oats and finally the cranberries!
  6. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes and allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 mins or so before transferring to a wire cooling rack.



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