Cardamom-Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar shares a recipe for oatmeal cookies. Cardamom gives plain oatmeal cookies a bold, sweet and slightly gingery flavor that makes them irresistible. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4
cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
Powdered sugar and additional ground cardamom for dusting
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, nuts, cranberries and 1 teaspoon cardamom. Stir in butter, water, vanilla and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough into tablespoonful-size balls; place about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Cool 2 to 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and cardamom.

Expert Tips

Cookies can be stored covered at room temperature for up to a week.

Raisins or dried dates can replace the dried cranberries.