Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Oatmeal Cookies~Holiday Version!

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

2 sticks of butter (or 1 C) softened
1 C packed brown sugar
1/2 C white granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1-1/2 C all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
3 C oats
1 C craisins
1/3 cup chopped blanched almonds (you can get them in the baking section in slivers)
3/4 C - 1C white chocolate chips (depending on how chocolatey you want it!)

Cream softened butter and sugars til mixed well. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Beat into the creamed mixture. Add oats and almonds and beat til well mixed. Stir in craisins and chocolate chips. Drop teaspoon size dough onto cookie sheet. Bake 350F 8-10 mins (though mine took 12 mins).

These are so good and would make a most yummy gift for neighbors or teachers. You could also put all dry ingredients into a jar with recipe attached for gift giving.

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