Go Back

Quick Fruit 'n' Oatmeal Cookies

Quiche 'n' Tell
Chewy, gooey fruit-laden cookies
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 22 mins


  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 11/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup mixed peel chopped
  • 1/2 cup glacĂ© cherries chopped
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tbsps milk if necessary


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and line a baking sheet with greased parchment.
  • Sift together the flour with the baking soda.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a bowl and beat in the egg. Then mix in the flour and vanilla extract followed by the oats and dry fruit.
  • Use an ice cream scoop or rounded spoon to drop the sticky dough 1.5 inches apart on the baking sheet. Flatten each scoop lightly with a flat spatula and bake for 5-7 minutes till golden brown. Cool on a wire rack and store in an airtight tin.