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Dried Cranberry-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

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“This is the best cranberry oatmeal cookie I've ever tasted. Slightly crisp on the outside, but oh so chewy on the inside. I can't believe it hasn't been posted yet! It's from the Crisco site. Note: If you use old-fashioned oats, the cookies will come out crisper and less moist; If you use quick oats, the cookies will be chewier and more moist. Also, bake until cookies are *just* set, where the center of the cookie still looks a little wet.”
6 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine 3/4 cup shortening and sugars in large bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.
  6. Stir into creamed mixture; mix well.
  7. Add oats, dried cranberries and walnuts.
  8. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto non-stick cookie sheets.
  9. Bake at 375°F for 8 minutes or until firm and light brown.
  10. Cool on cookie sheets 4 minutes; transfer to cooling rack.

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