• 3/4 stick Butter Crisco Baking Sticks or 3/4 cup Crisco
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2-3/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup white choclate chips

This is a REALLY Great cookie recipe and a family favorite!


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray or line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Beat shortening, sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in small bowl.
  6. Beat into shortening mixture until blended.
  7. Stir in oats, dried cranberries, walnuts and white chocolate chips.
  8. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
  9. Bake 10-12 minutes or until light brown.
  10. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes.
  11. Place on cooling rack to cool completely.

Note:  Use small ice cream scoop for cookie measure.

Experiment with substituting the cranberries with dried cherries, dried blueberries, etc. and the walnuts with pecans, pistachios, etc.