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White Chocolate Dipped Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Soft and chewy Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with crunchy pecan pieces dipped in white chocolate are the absolute best oatmeal cookies. These chewy homemade oatmeal cookies are great to make during the holidays and year round!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 210kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ uncooked quick cook oats
  • 1 ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup pecan pieces
  • 12 ounces white chocolate like Lindt, Ghirardelli or Scharffenberger
  • About ¾ cups crushed pecans to decorate the cookies optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a medium bowl, stir in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Mix to combine.
  • In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the egg and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients and mix just until the cookie dough comes together, and the ingredients are well combined.
  • Add the oats, cranberries and pecan pieces and stir with a spatula or wooden spoon until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  • With a small ice cream scoop or with 2 spoons, scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared cookie sheets. Each ball of dough should be about 1 large tablespoon in size.
  • Bake the cookies for 8 to 9 minutes. The cookies may look a little undercooked in the center, but they will continue to firm up as they cool. Do not over bake.
  • When the baking is done, remove the cookies from the oven and allow the cookies to sit on the baking sheets for about 2 minutes, then remove them to a cooling rack.
  • Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Once the cookies are completely cool, cut the chocolate into small pieces and melt in a small bowl.
  • Dip only half of each cookie, one at a time, into the chocolate and gently shake to remove excess chocolate.
  • Set the cookies on parchment paper to dry and sprinkle with crushed pecans, if desired.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature. Cookies are best for 2-3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg