Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Dried Cranberries
Serves: About 4 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups oatmeal
  • ½ cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup raisins
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • Powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Stir together oats, wheat germ, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl
  4. Place butter and sugars in a bowl of a stand mixer
  5. Mix on low-medium speed until pale and fluffy - about 5 minutes
  6. Mix in vanilla and eggs 1 at a time
  7. Reduce speed to low and add oat mixture, mix to combine
  8. Turn off mixer and add in raisins and cranberries, mix with a wooden spoon
  9. Scoop about a tablespoon of batter and place on baking sheet - keep batter about 2 inches apart
  10. Press dough down about half way with your fingers and mold into a circle
  11. Bake for about 11-12 minutes until golden brown
  12. Cool for a few minutes on pan and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely
  13. Top with powdered sugar
Recipe by Feeding an Italian at http://feedinganitalian.com/oatmeal-cookies-raisins-dried-cranberries/