Cranberry-Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Relish these nutty oatmeal cookies packed with orange-flavored dried cranberries and spice. Have these chewy delights ready in 35 minutes!

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 24

1/2
cup canola oil
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2
cups old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
2/3
cup whole wheat flour
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground allspice
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup orange-flavored dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix oil, sugars, vanilla and egg with spoon. Stir in oats, flour, ginger, allspice, baking soda and salt. Stir in cranberries and walnuts.
  • 2 Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until edges turn golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

The oats replace some of the flour to make this a chewy, nutty and very yummy cookie. The orange flavor added to the cranberries is terrific with the spices.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.