Oat and cranberry mum-to-be cookies

Spoil the special woman in your life or someone soon to embark on the motherhood journey, with these heart-warming and nutritiously guilt-free cookies.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Makes 24 Item
  • Print


Oat and cranberry mum-to-be cookies
  • 3/4 cup raw caster sugar
  • 250 gram butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1 1/4 cup plain flour, sieved
  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats


Oat and cranberry mum-to-be cookies
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Line both baking trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar in bowl using electric mixer for a few mins until pale and creamy. Add egg, vanilla and zest, and beat to combine.
  • 3
    Add flours and process until just combined. Remove from mixer and stir through almonds, dried cranberries and oats.
  • 4
    Roll 24 tbsps of the mixture into balls and place on lined trays, leaving a little space between cookies to allow for spreading. Flatten slightly with your fingertips and bake for 20 to 22 mins until lightly golden, swapping the trays around after 12 mins. Allow to cool before serving.


Equipment: Fine grater; sieve; 2 baking trays; baking paper; electric mixer; spatula; cooling rack.

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