Thursday, February 3, 2011

Oatmeal Craisan Cookies

I make these cookies so much I don't even need the recipe anymore.  My son craves them, my friends pay for them, need I say more?

I found this recipe under the lid of a container of Quaker Oats and they have been our favorite since day one.  I replaced the raisans with "craisans", dried cranberries.

Vanishing Oatmeal Craisan Cookies
  • 1/2 lb. (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 cup craisans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Beat together butter and sugars until creamy.  Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.  Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.  Stir in oats and craisans; mix well.  Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
About 3 dozen cookies.

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~Adapted from Quaker Oats Co.
For Rob and Evy

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  1. I have to tell you I just made oatmeat cookies today, and tried crasins in them, they were awesome your recpe and cookies came far better than mine, they looked like bedrocks from the flintstones. Anyway thanks for stopping by my blog, I am a big fan of New Jersey food, some of the best Italian foods in the world are there!

  2. Cranberries sound like such a delicious addition to oatmeal cookies, better than raisins in my opinion. I have a sweet treat linky on my blog every week called "Sweets for a Saturday" and I'd like to invite you to stop by this weekend and link your cookies up.

  3. Thanks for linking these up to Sweets for a Saturday. I hope you'll be able to join in again. Have fun checking out all the other sweets!

  4. This is such a great recipe. I found your blog through Karen from Lavender and Lovage. I've just posted my efforts here:
    and tweeted from @bakingaddict


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