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Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Think oatmeal cookies are too simple for a holiday cookie tray? Well, upgrading a few key ingredients is all it takes to dress these beauties up for a party.

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

These Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies are sure to become your new favorite cookie. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, Cookies, Cranberries, cranberry oatmeal cookie recipe, cranberry oatmeal cookies, Dessert, Easy Recipe, Fall, Gluten-Free, Holidays, oatmeal cookie recipe, Winter
Servings: 48
Calories: 126kcal


  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda 
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • ½ tsp. Table salt 
  • 2 Sticks unsalted butter, softened (1 cup)
  • 1 cup Sugar 
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs 
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract 
  • 3 cups Oats (not instant) 
  • 1 cup Dried cranberries
  • 6 oz. Good-quality white chocolate, coarsely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350°; line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl; set aside.
  • Cream butter, both sugars, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture; stir with a rubber scraper or wooden spoon until completely blended.
  • Fold the oats, cranberries, and white chocolate into the dough until evenly distributed.
  • Drop dough in 3 Tbsp. mounds (a No. 40 cookie scoop is perfect) onto prepared baking sheets, spacing about 2 inches apart. Bake for 11–13 minutes, or until golden but still a little moist. Let cookies cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack.


Per cookie, Calories: 126
  • Storage instructions: Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days.
  • Freezing instructions: Cookie dough will freeze well for up to 3 months, bake from frozen for an additional 1-2 minutes. Baked cookies will also freeze well for up to 3 months, thaw at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories126
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5g 8%
    • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 18mg 6%
  • Sodium 68mg 3%
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Protein 2g 4%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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