Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Oatmeal Cranberry Raisin Cookies (Recipe by me)

I made up this recipe for a homeschool drop-in, and they were really popular with the parents and kids. I liked them beacuse they weren't too greasy and flat, and neither were they doughy and cake-like. They had the exact texture that I was going for. Usually I have to work on a recipe a couple of times before I'm happy with it, but these worked well on my first try!

1 cup butter (softened)
1 cup b. sugar
1 cup sugar

Cream, and add:

2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat more and then add the dry ingredients:

2 cups oats
2 cups flour
1 cup flax seeds
1/2 cup wheat germ
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

Add pre-boiled and drained:

1 cup raisins
1 cup dried cranberries

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchament-lined cookie sheets, and bake at 350 degrees. (Remember to pre-heat the oven!)


J said...

these sound good...

do you grind the flax seeds or use them whole?

Amber said...

Just whole! You could grind them though, it would just disperse that flavour even further. I love flax!

Wolf's mum said...

OK, I've searched and expected your PB cookie recipe here, but can't find it... I even bought PB yesterday, to do those yummy treats we had at yours the other day. Help?