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Cran-Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
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Cran-Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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The original recipe for these delightful cookies called for raisins. Since we aren’t raisin fans, I added dried cranberries instead. The results? Incredible! –Theresa Smith of Rome, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:33 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 33 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped peeled tart apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 125 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the oats, cranberries, apple and walnuts.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Cran-Apple Oatmeal Cookies in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p11

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 125 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Cran-Apple Oatmeal Cookies(12)

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

Very yummy! I used raisins instead of the dried cranberries and regular butter and everyone loved them!

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Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

Mine tasted a little like the apple cinnamon instant oatmeal. I really enjoyed them. :)

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2012

I used regular butter and old fashioned oats instead of quick oats. I like old fashioned better for baking. I also added chocolate chips. Very nice taste - turned out chewy, just the way I like them. A great fall recipe!

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

These were amazing! I used regular butter, added some raisins and mini chocolate chips. Very chewy, too.

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

Great recipe, I of course had to omit the nuts and add chocolate chips .... but that's just me ....

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