Chewy Cranberry Vanilla Oatmeal Cookies

Makes 48, 2” cookies

Ingredients

1½ cups walnuts, coarsely chopped

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cup dark brown sugar, packed

2 eggs, large

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

3 cups old fashioned oats

1 7 ounce package Paradise Meadow Whole Cooking & Baking Cranberries

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or non-stick foil and set aside.

Sift flour, salt and baking powder together and set aside. Beat butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla. Slowly add the flour to the sugar mixture and blend. Add the cranberries, oats and nuts and blend until combined. Drop by heaping tablespoon onto prepared cookie sheets and shape into mounds. Leave space between each cookie as they will spread while baking. Bake 12 – 14 minutes and cool on cookie sheets.

Variation: Double the cranberries to 2 ½ cups (12 ounces) and add 1 cup (6 oz) white chocolate chips. 

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