1 cup butter softened
1 ½ c sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 ¼ c flour
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. baking soda
2 c oatmeal
1 c coarsely chopped cranberries (fresh or frozen)
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 package (12 oz.) vanilla chips
1 cup chopped nuts
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats, cranberries, orange peel and nuts.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on to greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Cook.