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Alisons oatmeal cookies

Categories: Cookies

Submitted by: Alison

This recipe comes from the 2001 West Virginia State Fair and was the winner of the Cookie Contest (ages 5-9 years old category).


  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. shortening
  • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 1/2 c. quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 1/3 c. white chocolate baking chips
  • 2/3 c. dried cranberries chopped
  • 1 tsp. orange juice concentrate


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In small bowl, combine flour, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, Clabber Girl Baking Soda and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, combine shortening, brown sugar, eggs and water; beat until creamy. Gradually add flour mixture. Stir in oats, white chocolate chips, cranberries, and orange juice. 

Drop in round balls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 10 to 12 minutes.

Yield 48 cookies. Recipe by Alison.