Simple Oatmeal-Cranberry Cookies

  • 1 pkg. spice cake mix
  • 1 c. thick-rolled oats
  • 1/2 c. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c. vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. dried cranberries
  • 3/4 c. coarsely chopped walnuts

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, oatmeal, butter or margarine, shortening, egg, milk and vanilla. Mix thoroughly until combined. Stir in the cranberries and nuts.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow to cool 1 minute on the cookie sheet before removing to a wire rack and cooling completely.

  • Yields: about 3 dozen cookies
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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