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Recipe : Entry # 9591
Robin OSullivan O'Sullivan
Recipe Title
Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
Recipe Theme
November: Nuts
Wiregrass EC
2/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups oats
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl, cream the butter, vanilla extract, and brown sugar together.
Beat in eggs. Add oats. Mix well.
Stir in the flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon.
Add the pecans and cranberries. Mix until combined.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 10 minutes, until lightly brown. Remove from oven a bit earlier for chewy/soft cookies.
Cool on a rack.
Makes ~ 24 cookies.
Tell us about your recipe
My mother makes cranberry-pecan pie every year, but pie is not my forte, so I decided to make cookies with similar flavors. These are delicious and perfect for autumn!