Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Classic oatmeal cookies get a little update just in time for the holidays. This thick cookie is hearty and tasty and combines cranberry and orange flavors making it perfect for the season.
Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Classic oatmeal cookies get a little update just in time for the holidays. This thick cookie is hearty and tasty and combines cranberry and orange flavors making it perfect for the season.

Ingredients

3/4 cup butter
1-3/4 cups brown sugar
1 egg
4 tbsp water
1 tsp vanilla extract
zest of 1 orange
4-1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of ground cloves

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cream the butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
3. Add the egg, water, vanilla and orange zest. Beat until smooth.
4. In a separate bowl, mix together the oats, flour, salt, soda, cranberries, cinnamon and cloves.
5. Gradually stir the oat mixture into the butter mixture until thoroughly combined.
6. Place by the spoonful or scoop onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
7. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Note: Allow cookies to cool on tray for 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

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