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Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Mix Recipe

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Mix Recipe

Who wouldn't want to find a jar of this simply delicious cookie mix, loaded with cranberries, walnuts and shredded wheat, under their tree as a gift? Be sure to include a list of added ingredients and instructions for quick baking. Yum! —Sarah Wilson, Republic, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Wheat, crushed
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt. In a 1-qt. glass container, layer the flour mixture, sugar, brown sugar, oats, walnuts, cereal and cranberries. Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 4 cups total).
  • 2. To prepare cookies: In a large bowl, beat the butter, egg, water and vanilla until blended. Add cookie mix and mix well.
  • 3. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 89 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.