Holiday Oatmeal Cookies With Dried Fruit and Nuts

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

These have just about everything in them, oil takes the place of butter to create a crispy outside with a chewy inside and whole wheat flour for extra flavor, they will make a wonderful addition to your holiday baking tray! --- servings is only estimated, these may also be baked in baking pan then sliced as bars.

Top Review by missmanda

Kitt, I made these for the first time last summer but didn't know how to give them a review at the time. Now that I know I can tell you how utterly delish these are. I make these pretty big and eat them as breakfast cookies. Wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a large cookie sheet/s.
  3. In a large bowl combine oil with eggs, both sugars and extract; beat well using an electric mixer on medium speed.
  4. In a small bowl combine whole wheat flour with baking soda, salt and cinnamon (if using) add to the oil mixture and mix just until combined.
  5. In a bowl combine the rolled oats with coconut, cranberries, cherries, almonds and chocolate chips (if using) add to the batter and mix until combined.
  6. Roll into about 1-inch balls then place onto greased baking sheet.
  7. Flatten slightly with a fork.
  8. Bake about 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool 2 minutes then remove to a rack to cool completely.

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