Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Chips, Cranberries, and Pecans

1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
1 stick butter(salted)
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. real vanilla

2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

1 package white chocolate chips
1 5.5 oz. pkg. of pecans, chopped
1 6 oz. pkg. Craisins

In a microwave safe bowl add Craisins and cover with water. Microwave on high 60 seconds covered. Stir. Microwave another 30 seconds on high. Let cool on counter.

Preheat oven to 350'. In large mixing bowl add first 6 ingredients and mix well, until creamy and smooth.  Add the oatmeal, flour, baking soda, and salt and mix.  Do not over mix dough. Drain juice from cranberries and add to cookie mixture with chocolate chips and chopped pecans and fold in on slowest mixer setting. Using a small cookie scoop drop scoopfuls 2" apart on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10-13 minutes, until edges are golden.

1 comment:

  1. I love the new blog! I think I will be a frequent visitor. :) These cookies look so good! I have made some similar to these with blueberries instead of cranberries. Yum!