These Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies use fresh cranberries along with other complimentary ingredients to create something flavorful and delicious. Get creative with your fresh cranberries by making these Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies.
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon l.c. finns Vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup raisins
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cranberries
1 tablespoon orange zest
12 ounces white chocolate chips (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Slowly add to the butter mixture. Stir in oats, raisins, cranberries and orange zest. Fold in chocolate chips, if desired. Drop by rounded teaspoon 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown. Cool completely on wire racks.