oatmeal cookie recipe

Oatmeal Cookies with Cranberries and Walnuts

45 min baking time, makes 20-30 cookies depending on size

Ever wanted to make cookies as good as grandma’s? Well you can with this simple oatmeal cookie recipe. The combination of walnuts and cranberries make for a crunchy and sweet cookie, while the healthy oats will keep the guilt at bay. Happy eating!


  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 cup old fashion oatmeal
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar


  1. Leave stick of butter out to soften. Whisk 2 eggs with 3/4 cup of brown sugar in a large bowl. Add softened butter; mix again. Add 1 1/2 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of baking soda; mixing again. Add 1 cup of cranberries, 1 cup of chopped walnuts, 2 1/2 cups of oatmeal, and mix one last time into a consistent dough.
  2. Preheat the oven 350°F or 180°C. Meanwhile, place a sheet of parchment paper over a baking pan. Use a spoon or ice cream spoon to place the cookie dough on the paper to your preferred size.
  3. Once oven is done preheating, bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until the cookie turn a golden color. The inside of the cookies should still be soft.