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Cranberry Pistachio Oatmeal Cookies

cranberry pistachio oatmeal cookies

These love­ly cook­ies are crisp around the edges, with soft, chewy cen­ters. Cran­ber­ry Pis­ta­chio Oat­meal Cook­ies are a per­fect addi­tion to any Christ­mas cook­ie tray! No extra dec­o­ra­tion is need­ed, since they are already stud­ded with red and green “jew­els” in the cran­ber­ries and pis­ta­chios, plus, the creamy white choco­late chips. They’re a lit­tle sweet, a lit­tle salty and a whole lot of DELISH! What a fab­u­lous com­bi­na­tion of tex­tures and fla­vors. You’re going to love them!

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Cranberry Pistachio Oatmeal Cookies


  • Author: Glen­da Embree
  • Total Time: 20 min­utes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup but­ter, soft­ened
  • 1 cup brown sug­ar
  • 1 cup sug­ar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanil­la
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp bak­ing soda
  • 1 tsp cin­na­mon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 ½ cups rolled oats (old fash­ioned oats)
  • 2 cups dried cran­ber­ries, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups salt­ed pis­ta­chios, chopped
  • 1 cup white choco­late chips
 

Instructions

  1. Pre­heat oven to 350°
  2. Add sug­ars and but­ter to bowl of a *stand mix­er with cook­ie pad­dles attached. (Can also be mixed by hand.)
  3. Add the eggs and vanil­la. Beat until well combined.
  4. Next, add flour, bak­ing soda, cin­na­mon and salt.
  5. Mix in the oatmeal.
  6. Add dried cran­ber­ries, salt­ed pis­ta­chios and white choco­late chips.
  7. Use a *cook­ie scoop to place cook­ies on light­ly greased *cook­ie sheet.
  8. Bake for 9–11 min­utes.  Cook­ies will just begin to be light­ly browned around the edges, but soft in the cen­ter.  Don’t be tempt­ed to over-bake them.  They will con­tin­ue to cook and set up after being removed from the oven.  These cook­ies should be won­der­ful­ly chewy.
  9. After one to two min­utes to fin­ish set­ting up on the bak­ing sheet, trans­fer the cook­ies to ful­ly cool on a wire rack.
  • Prep Time: 10 min­utes
  • Cook Time: 10 min­utes
  • Cat­e­go­ry: Dessert, Cook­ies
  • Cui­sine: Amer­i­can
cranberry pistachio oatmeal cookies

This easy recipe seems to have a lot of ingre­di­ents, at first glance, but it’s just my basic oat­meal cook­ie recipe with three tasty addi­tions: white choco­late chips, dried cran­ber­ries and pis­ta­chios. White Choco­late Cran­ber­ry Pis­ta­chio Cook­ies come togeth­er in min­utes. Bake time is only 9–11 min­utes per tray and you should be able to fin­ish them in 4 trays, with a yield of about 36–48 cook­ies, depend­ing on how big you make them.

Freezing White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Cookies

You have two excel­lent options for freez­ing White Choco­late Cran­ber­ry Pis­ta­chio Cook­ies. The first is to scoop out your cook­ie dough balls onto a bak­ing tray, flash freeze them, and then store the frozen dough balls in a zip-top bag in the freez­er. Pull out just the num­ber you need to have fresh baked cook­ies in min­utes! That’s a great option for unex­pect­ed guests.

You can also bake the cook­ies, and then, cool them com­plete­ly. I still pre­fer flash freez­ing before stor­ing. The baked cook­ies, if indi­vid­u­al­ly flash frozen on a tray, can then be placed in a zip­top bag, just like the dough balls. They won’t stick togeth­er in the freez­er and you can remove just the num­ber you want to thaw.

These are not “tra­di­tion­al” Christ­mas cook­ies, but I had the idea and they turned out so beau­ti­ful­ly. i hope you get a chance to bake them!

Enjoy!

cranberry pistachio oatmeal cookie

More Cookie Recipes from the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies Event

Here are three more DELISH cook­ie recipes from our 12 Days of Christ­mas Cook­ies blog­ger event.

And, if you’re look­ing for even more cook­ie recipes to add to your hol­i­day reper­toire, check out my recipe for these yum­my Soft Chewy Gin­ger Cook­ies.

soft chewy ginger cookies

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