Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

For dessert, Minoo shared an Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies recipe in the South Arm Community Kitchen.

These healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies are great for snack. You can pack them in your kid’s lunch bag or enjoy them with coffee or tea.


  • 1 1/2 cup large flake oats
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped if they are big pieces
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips

Source: South Arm Community Kitchen

Minoo also shared some tips on packing healthy school lunches at the kitchen.


Preheat oven to 350F.

In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, coconut, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

Mix with a fork.

In a large bowl, combine softened butter with brown sugar. Using a whisk, beat until creamy.

Add egg and beat for another 30 seconds.

Add vanilla and stir to combine.
Using a wooden spoon or rubber spatula, slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix to combined.
Roll 1 tablespoon of dough into a ball and place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Use a fork to lightly flatten the dough.

Continue with the remaining dough, spacing cookies 1 to 2 inches apart.

Bake for 12 minutes until the edges are golden.
Let the cookies rest for a few minutes before moving them to a cooling rack.
The white chocolate goes well with the cranberries.

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