Whole Wheat Oatmeal Ginger Cookies


1/2 c. softened butter

1/2 c. molasses

1/4 c. brown sugar

1 egg

1 1/4 c. old fashioned oatmeal

1 c. whole wheat flour

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

2 tblsp. grated ginger

1/2 c. dried cranberries (or any dried fruit)

1 c. chopped walnuts (or any type of chopped nuts)


Cream butter, molasses and brown sugar together in large bowl. Add egg and stir. Add oatmeal, whole wheat flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Stir in cranberries and walnuts. 

Drop approximately tablespoon sized portions onto cooking spray coated cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Makes 2 dozen.