Cranberry Oatmeal Drops

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An oatmeal drop cookie with tangy cranberries added to it. These are great topped with orange icing.

1
Servings:
14
Yield:
28 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 ½ cups quick cooking oats

  • ¾ cup chopped cranberries

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ teaspoon orange zest

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg, set aside. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Stir in the egg, milk and orange zest. Add dry ingredients, mix until well blended. Then stir in the quick oats, cranberries and nuts.

  3. Drop dough by tablespoons onto the prepared cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, cookies should be lightly browned. Remove to cool on wire racks.

  4. In a small bowl, stir together the confectioners' sugar, orange zest and vanilla. Stir in the orange juice 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. Drizzle onto cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
9g Fat
35g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 90mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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