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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cranberry, walnut, oatmeal Cookies.........

I have two bags of Cranberries left over from Thanksgiving. I need to use them up so, first off I made another batch of mini loaves. I used the yellow cake mix recipe again. I did mess up, I used two sticks of butter instead of one and that instead of the oil. Well I think I will go back to the oil, I am not sure the butter made a lot of difference but when taking out from the pans, they stuck. So my loaves were a little battered. Still I frosted them and they taste great so no worry. I just want them to look good next time.
So, the cookies I made were Oatmeal, Cranberry, Walnut. Sounded good so here we go.
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Cranberry, Oatmeal, Walnut Cookies
2/3 cup of butter softened
2/3 cup of brown sugar
2 teaspoons of vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup of oats (Instant)
1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour
1 teasp cinnamon
1 teasp baking soda
1/2 teasp Sea salt
1 cup of dried cranberries (I used fresh diced in the food processor )
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup of white choc chips (I didn't have any so used Hershey's toffee chips.)

Preheat the oven to 375
In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and brown sugar with vanilla until fluffy
Beat in the eggs
Add the oats and mix well.
Stir in the flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
Add the walnuts, cranberries and choc chips (whatever flavour you desire) mix to combine.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto a non greased cookie sheet
Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Should be lightly browned on bottom.
Makes about 18 or so.

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I thought that they didn't look very pretty. So I added some left over frosting from my loaves.
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They certainly tasted good so I left some unfrosted for me. My husband does not like (so he says) Cranberries. Well with the frosting he will like them.

1 comment:

  1. Love, Love, Love!!! Looks so good Janice! I love cranberries!


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