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Cranberry-Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

I created this recipe when I didn't have enough ingredients for another cookie recipe. I use this recipe on numerous occasions for teacher gifts and Christmas.—Shelley Friesen, Leduc, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In a 1-qt. glass container, layer flour mixture, brown sugar, 1/2 cup chocolate chips, cranberries, walnuts, oats and remaining chips. Cover and store in a cool, dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 4 cups total).
  • To prepare cookies: Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat butter, egg and vanilla until blended. Add cookie mix and mix well.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • Wide-mouth jars are easier to fill.
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  • Nutrition Facts
    1 each: 129 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.
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