Cranberry Molasses Cookies Recipe

Cranberry Molasses Cookies

These soft cookies, made with light butter, are spiced with molasses and full of goodness.

20 min. prep time
36 cookies
000 Ratings


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Light Butter, softened
1/4 cup low fat plain yogurt
1/4 cup mild flavor molasses
1 (6-ounce) package (1 1/4 cups) sweetened dried cranberries
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped, toasted


Heat oven to 375ºF.

Combine flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in bowl; set aside.

Combine brown sugar and light butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add yogurt, molasses and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in 3/4 cup cranberries and 2/3 cup walnuts.

Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Press remaining cranberries and walnuts onto top of each cookie. Bake 9-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are set. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

Store cooled cookies in container with tight-fitting lid.

Recipe Tip

Freeze cookies for up to 1 month in resealable plastic food bag. Let stand at room temperature until thawed.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 110

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 85mg

Carbohydrates: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #14678©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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