Cranberry-Oatmeal Cookies


1 cup Flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 cup Butter or margarine
3/4 cup Brown sugar
1 Egg
1/4 cup Milk
1 teaspoon Orange peel — shredded
1 1/2 cups Oatmeal
3/4 cup Cranberries — chopped
1/4 cup Walnuts — chopped
1 cup Powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon Orange peel — shredded
1/4 teaspoon Vanilla
Orange juice


  1. Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a large mixer bowl beat butter or margarine till softened.
  2. Add brown sugar and beat till fluffy.
  3. Add egg, milk, and orange peel and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat till well mixed.
  4. Stir in oats, cranberries and nuts.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375* oven for 10-12 minutes or till done.
  6. Remove and cool. Dip tops of cookies in orange icing to coat.

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