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Cranberry Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies
These flavorful cookies chock full of juicy cranberries and chunks of white chocolate will make a lovely addition to your holiday cookie tray. Serve them with coffee or tea in the afternoon or enjoy them in the evening with a cup of hot cocoa.

2/3 cup (1 1/2 sticks/6 oz./170g) butter or margarine, softened
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 oz. sweetened dried cranberries
2/3 cup white chocolate chips or white chocolate chunks

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F/190 degrees C.

2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter or margarine and sugar together in a medium mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs, mixing well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt in a separate mixing bowl. Add to butter mixture in several additions, mixing well after each addition. Stir in sweetened dried cranberries and white chocolate chips.

3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Date: February 4, 2007