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Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

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by Renoodle
2 ½ Tablespoons flax meal

6 Tablespoons water


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1-2 pinches cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg


1 cup (2 sticks) Earth Balance margarine, room temp


1-3 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup granulated white sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar


2 cups oats

1 cup dried cranberries

1 cup chopped pecans



1)
Preheat your oven to 400F (204C). Mix the flax and water in a small bowl and let it gel up.



2)
Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices in a medium mixing bowl.



3)
Beat the Earth Balance in a separate medium mixing bowl until softened (but not liquidy). Beat in the flax meal mixture until well combined followed by the vanilla then the sugar. Mix in the flour with a rubber spatula then mix on low for 5 seconds. The batter will be thick.



4)
Stir in the oats, cranberries and pecans. Drop by the rounded Tablespoon onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet, roll into balls and place 2 inches apart. (Try to keep the dough cool in between baking sessions. I keep mine in the fridge)

Bake for 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool the cookies on their sheets for 1 to 2 minutes then transfer to cookie racks and cool completely (or eat while hot!)

http://www.veganbaking.net/cookies/695-cranberry-pecan-oatmeal-cookies

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Author: Animal Force

Animal rights activist

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