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Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Learn how to make the best Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies. Our easy holiday Christmas cookies feature oats, almonds, cranberries & orange.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, canadian
Keyword: Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Servings: 30
Calories: 124kcal

Equipment

  • oven
  • baking sheet
  • French knife
  • Stand Mixer
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Parchment Paper
  • Microplane/Zester
  • Plastic Wrap

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Whole Almonds skin on
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour plus 2 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 11/2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter room temperature, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Orange Zest
  • 3/4 cup Dried Cranberries chopped in half, soaked in 2 tsp orange juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Spread the almonds onto a baking sheet and roast for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and once cool, roughly chop. Transfer the nuts to a large bowl and add flours, oats and salt. Mix and set aside.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 375 F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Place the butter, sugar, and orange zest in a bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachement. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, until combined. Add the almond flour mixture and continue to beat on low until the dough comes together. Add the cranberries and orange juice and beat for another few seconds.
  • Place a long sheet of plastic wrap on the counter and scoop the cookie dough into the interior. Use your hands to mould a log of dough approximately 2 inches thick. Wrap the dough log in plastic wrap and store in the freezer for 20-30 minutes until firm.
  • Remove cookie dough log from the freezer and discard plastic wrap. Using a sharp knife, cut 1/4 inch thick slices and place on prepared parchment paper lined cookie sheets.
  • Bake cookies for 18 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside until completely cooled.

Nutrition

Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8.1g | Saturated Fat: 4.1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 3.7g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg