Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

  • 2/3 cup Texas pecans
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 sweetened dried cranberries
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Using electric mixer, beat butter or margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. Add to butter mixture in several additions, mixing well after each addition. Stir in sweetened dried cranberries and pecans. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto un-greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 2 dozen.