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Cranberry Orange Oat Cookies

Cranberry Orange Oat Cookies

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
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Orange flavored oatmeal cookies are made moist with applesauce and tangy with cranberries.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 98 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Mix in the applesauce, eggs, orange juice and orange zest one at a time, mixing well after each. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg; gradually stir into the orange mixture. Fold in oats and cranberries. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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kimbernic
31

kimbernic

4/27/2008

I have made these cookies a few times. The first time I made them with the fresh cranberries and it was a lot of work and the cookie did not have the sweetness I was hoping for. The second time I made these cookies I substituted orange flavored Craisins (sweetened dried cranberries) for the fresh cranberries. After I did that I got rave reviews on the cookies. They are now my mother-in-law’s favorite cookie. After the cranberry change I would give this cookie recipe 5 stars.

cecilia8240
14

cecilia8240

12/13/2008

Excellent cookies, full of flavor and original! I changed a few things though: I wanted a stronger orange taste, so I doubled the orange juice (and adjusted the amount of flour accordingly) and quadrupled the orange zest. I used fresh cranberries that I half-mashed, but used a bit less than a cup. I also added extra nutmeg and some clove. I baked the cookies a bit longer (about 10-12 minutes) and they came out chewy but not limp. Thank you for this recipe!

Barbara Woodcock
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Barbara Woodcock

10/28/2010

I will not make these cookies again. I use fresh cranberries and they did not taste good and the glaze was not good. I did follow the recipe to the tee.

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