Orange Cranberry Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

The orange cranberry oatmeal cookie recipe has so many flavors going on, all you can say is wow, what a cookie!


1 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup old fashion rolled oats
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2 prepared basic butter cookie dough, at room temperature
About 1/2 cup granulated sugar

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Small bowl
Wax paper
Drinking glass
Cookies sheets

Step 1: In a medium bowl, soak cranberries for 15 minutes in warm water. Drain and chop fine; set aside.
Step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 3: In a large bowl, beat cranberries, oats and grated orange peel into basic butter dough until just combined.
Step 4: Place 1/2 cup of granulated sugar in small bowl. Form dough into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar to coat. Arrange balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each ball with drinking glass with bottom wrapped in wax paper to prevent sticking.
Step 5: Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer cookies to cooling surface.

Makes 7 dozen cookies.