Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies

This recipe need to be attributed to my two fellow companions in crime this night who both appreciate oatmeal-based totally cookies as much as I do.

Next time, we plan on taking part in those with a mug of decadent darkish warm chocolate. For now, a few hot tea will do. It’s no longer surely December but, in any case.

And as a sidenote, for those of you who are serious cookie fans, I recommend investing in a nonstick silicone baking mat to match a ordinary baking sheet (associate links). I use those for baking cookies, roasting vegetables, baking fish, and greater – and it makes smooth up a breeze without any want for greasing the pan!

INGREDIENTS
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons neutral flavored oil (canola, melted coconut, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats + ¼ cup hot water
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup each: dried cranberries, chopped pecans, chocolate chips
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. In a bowl, combine butter, oil, and vanilla. Mash until butter is soft. Add in sugars and stir to cream them together, and then stir in an egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine oats and hot water and let it sit for 5 minutes until oats are slightly softened. Add them to the wet mixture.
  4. Add in flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt, and stir to combine it all with the wet mixture. Add in your mix-ins (no more than 1 cup of total assorted mix-ins).
  5. Refrigerate dough for at least 10 minutes.
  6. Measure out tablespoon-sized cookies, and bake them onto parchment lined cookie sheets for 12 minutes, or until the bottoms are golden.
  7. Let the cookies cool fully before removing them from the baking sheet.
NOTES
Skipping steps to allow the oats to absorb moisture, or letting the dough sit before baking, may result in flatter cookies than pictured.
This recipes adapted from uprootkitchen