Trail Mix Cookies

  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1/2 c. chunky peanut butter
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 1 c. packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 c. skim milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 c. oatmeal, uncooked
  • 2/3 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 c. dried cranberries

Beat the shortening, peanut butter and sugars until creamy. Blend in the eggs, milk, and vanilla. Sift together the flours, soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the creamy mixture and blend well. Stir in the oats, chocolate chips and dried cranberries. Using an ice cream disher, drop the batter onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

  • Yields: 24 cookies
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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