Oatmeal Cookies With Raisins and Cranberries

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

I adapted this recipe for my husband who adores oatmeal cookies. I added dried cranberries and chopped nuts to make them a little healthier. I used a scoop to make them today and I ended up with 43 cookies instead of 48. When I used a tablespoon, I ended up with 48 cookies.

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  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Beat together butter and sugars until creamy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  4. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
  5. Stir in oats, walnuts or pecans, cranberries and raisins; mix well.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
  9. Makes about 4 dozen.
  10. Bar Cookies: Bake 30 to 35 minutes in ungreased 13x9-inch metal baking pan.