1785 Inn's Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies


8 ounces softened unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups craisins (sweetened dried cranberries)
2 cups old fashioned whole grained oats
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
12 ounces white chips


Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl. Beat the eggs into the creamed mixture one at a time, and then beat in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda and beat these dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Fold in the craisins, oats, and orange peel, then stir in the white chips. Place rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on baking sheet covered with parchment paper, and bake in an oven preheated to 375 degrees F until the cookies are lightly browned (10-12 minutes). Cool and serve.

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Makes 5 dozen

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Sounds like a keeper!

Sounds like a keeper!

12 oz white chips? Do you

12 oz white chips? Do you mean white "chocolate" chips? I'm not sure about adding chocolate chips to cranberry, orange peel, and oatmeal cookies.

"White chips" refers to

"White chips" refers to vanilla-flavored chips (made of non-fat milk, sugar, oils). Hershey's sells white chips as do other companies.