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Wal-cran-cot (aka walnut cranberry apricot) Cookies

May  6, 2014
0 Ratings
  • Makes ~24 cookies
Author Notes

These cookies are one of my favorite holiday treats. Tangy, nutty, and not too sweet. Pumpkin pie spice adds a hint of warmth to round out the flavors. These cookies go well with coffee and tea. —Edgy Veggie Bytes

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped into craisin size pieces
  • 1.5 cups rolled oats, lightly toasted
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup craisins
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  1. Cream the butter and sugars together using a stand mixer or electric beater.
  2. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking soda, and pumpkin spice. Then, beat this into the butter-sugar-egg-vanilla mix.
  4. using a spoon or spatula, mix in the walnuts, chocolate chips, craisins, apricots, and oatmeal.
  5. Make round balls ~1 tbsp in size and place them on an parchment or Silpat lined baking tray about 2 inches apart from each other. Flatten slightly.
  6. Bake for 10-12 min at 350 F, until the edges turn a very light brown.

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4 Reviews

Suzanna September 22, 2014
Thank you for the quick response, much appreciated!
Edgy V. September 22, 2014
Thank you for pointing that out- I didn't realize the ingredient list isn't complete! It is 1/4 cup each of walnuts, craisins, apricot, and chocolate chips.
Suzanna September 21, 2014
No mention of how many/much of walnuts or chocolate chips either. Thank you.
Suzanna September 21, 2014
There is no mention of how much/many vraisins to add?? Thanks.