Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies



These Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies have a chewy, moist consistency and are packed with a mix of favorites: rolled oats, chocolate, pecans, and cranberries. Perfect for holiday baking! Recipe and photos updated December 20, 2015. The holidays have crept up on us. Well, maybe just me. I’ve seen holiday recipes on Pinterest since July. Here’sRead More »

These Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies have a chewy, moist consistency and are packed with a mix of favorites: rolled oats, chocolate, pecans, and cranberries. Perfect for holiday baking! Recipe and photos updated December 20, 2015. The holidays have crept up on us. Well, maybe just me. I’ve seen holiday recipes on Pinterest since July. Here’sRead More »

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons neutral flavored oil (canola, melted coconut, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats + ¼ cup hot water
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup each: dried cranberries, chopped pecans, chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. In a bowl, combine butter, oil, and vanilla. Mash until butter is soft. Add in sugars and stir to cream them together, and then stir in an egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine oats and hot water and let it sit for 5 minutes until oats are slightly softened. Add them to the wet mixture.