Cranberry Orange Breakfast Cookies
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
28 servings
Nutritional Info
Calories 85 kcal
Fat 4 g
Carbohydrates 11 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
Calcium 24 mg
Source: Alberta Milk


1/2 cup (125 ml) softened butter
1/2 cup (125 ml) granulated sugar
1 (large) egg
1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) orange zest
1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
1/3 cup (75 ml) milk (2% MF)
1/2 cup (125 ml) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (125 ml) whole wheat flour
1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
2/3 cup (150 ml) dried cranberries
1/2 cup (125 ml) old fashioned oats
1/3 cup (75 ml) walnuts, coarsely chopped


  1. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in a small bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg, zest and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  4. Stir in milk and then add remaining ingredients. Stir until combined.
  5. Drop 1 rounded tablespoon of mixture on prepared baking sheets about 2 inches (5cm) apart.
  6. Bake on the centre and top racks in preheated oven for about 15 minutes or until golden (swap baking sheets around halfway through cooking). Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  7. Place the cookies on a wire rack to cool. Cool completely before storing.