*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Cranberry-Oatmeal Cookies 
 
 Recipe By     :  BH&G Cookies for Christmas
 Serving Size  : 28   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           Flour
    1      teaspoon      Baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      Cinnamon
      1/4  teaspoon      Nutmeg
      1/2  cup           Butter or margarine
      3/4  cup           Brown sugar
    1                    Egg
      1/4  cup           Milk
    1      teaspoon      Orange peel -- shredded
    1 1/2  cups          Oatmeal
      3/4  cup           Cranberries -- chopped
      1/4  cup           Walnuts -- chopped
                         -----ORANGE ICING-----
    1      cup           Powdered sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      Orange peel -- shredded
      1/4  teaspoon      Vanilla
                         Orange juice
 
 1.  Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  In a large
 mixer bowl beat butter or margarine till softened.  Add brown sugar and
 beat till fluffy.  Add egg, milk, and orange peel and beat well.  Add
 flour mixture and beat till well mixed.
 
 Stir in oats, cranberries and nuts.
 
  2.  Drop by rounded tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake in a
 375* oven for 10-12 minutes or till done.  Remove and cool.  Dip tops of
 cookies in orange icing to coat.  Makes about 28.
 
 
 <ORANGE ICING>...........................................................:
        Stir together 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded
 orange peel, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, and enough orange juice (1-2
 tablespoons) to make icing of pouring consistency.
 
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