Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies

Don't judge these cookies by the first impression, although I was attracted precisely by their nonuniformity. Their taste, aroma and texture are perfect - crunchy, tender, with a slight hint of caramelized butter, brown sugar and toasted almonds. I would even say that they have become my favorites, especially since they are very easy and quick to prepare.

For these cookies, you can use simply melted butter, but I would recommend caramelizing it in the pan a bit (see the first steps), for some even more flavorful cookies. You can replace the cranberries with any other dried fruit, and the almonds with other nuts at hand. You can also add chocolate chips, white or dark. The variant with almonds and cranberries, in my opinion, is less common, special, even.


140 g
All-Purpose Flour
125 g
Oat flakes
125 g
Baking powder
0.5 tsp
0.25 tsp
Cinnamon powder
0.5 tsp
plus 1/4 teaspoon of cardamom, if you have and like
2 pieces
Brown sugar
100 g
Vanilla Extract
1 tbsp
50 g
or other nuts
Dried cranberries
50 g
you can also add here chocolate chips or other dried fruit

Step by step

Step 1

Measure the butter and melt it in a pan or in the microwave.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 1
Step 2

For a stronger flavor, I recommend melting the butter in a pan. Then, leave over heat for a while until it turns slightly brown and all the whey evaporates. Be careful not to burn it!

Allow it to cool on the table for 10-15 minutes.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 2
Step 3

In a deep plate, combine 125g of flour with 125g of oatmeal (I used large flake), 0.5 teaspoon of baking powder, 0.5 teaspoon of salt, 0.5 teaspoon of cinnamon and a little cardamom, optional.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 3
Step 4

In another large bowl, whisk 2 eggs with 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence and 100g of raw sugar.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 4
Step 5

Pour over the melted caramelized butter, mix well.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 5
Step 6

Add the mixture of flour and oatmeal, mix well with a spatula or a spoon.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 6
Step 7

Cut the almonds into pieces with a knife.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 7
Step 8

Add the cranberries and the chopped almonds to this batter, stir.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 8
Step 9

Scoop some of this batter with a spoon and place on a tray lined with parchment.

Use another tablespoon to help you move the cookies around in the tray.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 9
Step 10

After you filled the tray, flatten the cookies and even the edges with the spoon.

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 10
Step 11

Bake in the preheated oven at 200 degrees for 15 minutes or until evenly browned.

After baking, leave the cookies in the pan for about 1 hour in order to cool completely before serving.


Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies - Step 11
Quantity: 25 pieces (approx)
Prep time: 60 min
Difficulty: easy
Ready in: 30 min
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Collections: Cookies, Desserts

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