Thursday, July 29, 2010

Cranberry Hootycreek Cookies

The Cranberry Hootycreek recipe is on a ton of websites, and for good reason. It's delicious!!! I'm not sure where the recipe originates but it's very popular as a Christmas cookie in a jar recipe. has it at a 5 star rating with over 400 reviews. A 2003 version on by Shaye, is the oldest version I discovered and is the same recipe we use here at our Texas hill country bed and breakfast. Most Versions will be the cookie in a jar version and vary slightly from the one we use here at the Inn Above Onion Creek. Try out this guest favorite cookie!

2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup softened butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts

Combine flour, baking soda and salt.
Cream butter, then add sugars, eggs & vanilla.
Mix in flour mixture & oats, then cranberries, chips & nuts.
Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 for 8-10 min.

Makes 3 doz. Cookies

Innkeepers Inn Above Onion Creek