Oatmeal Cookies with Macadamia Nuts and Dried Cranberries

Oatmeal Cookies with Macadamia Nuts and Dried Cranberries
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 24 pieces
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 16 mins


10tablespoons butter, at room temperature
2/3cup granulated sugar
1/2cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4cups quick-cooking (not instant) oats
3/4cup all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup dried cranberries
1cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Combine butter and sugars in a large bowl. Beat until blended with a mixer at medium speed.
  3. Add egg and vanilla; beat until evenly blended. Reduce speed to low; add oats, flour and salt and beat just until incorporated.
  4. Add cranberries and macadamia nuts and beat just until evenly distributed.
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoons 2-inches apart onto cookie sheets and bake 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  6. Cool 3 minutes on cookie sheet on wire rack. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe by Jean Kressy.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 4
  • Calories 170
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 95mg
  • Potassium 35mg
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%
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