These elegant cookies require only a few minutes to put together. They have the toasty and warm flavor of brown sugar and molasses and a brightness from orange and cranberries. They are a quick and easy holiday treat to share with loved ones.


  • 10 tablespoons Organic Valley® unsalted butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped (optional)
  • ½ cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups thick rolled oats
  • 1 cup sliced Wonderful® almonds with skin
  • 1 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.

Step 2

In a microwave safe medium sized bowl, combine sugars, vanilla bean and orange zest. Gently rub together with fingers until sugar looks slightly coarse.

Step 3

Add butter and corn syrup. Microwave for 1-2 minutes until butter is melted. Whisk until smooth.

Step 4

Add in nutmeg, oats, almonds and cranberries. Mix until well incorporated.

Step 5

Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 6

Place one tablespoon of oat mixture on baking tray, leaving several inches between each.

Step 7

Press cookies gently with the palm of your hand to help it spread evenly when baking.

Step 8

Bake crisps for 12-13 minutes until golden brown and bubbly. Cool for several minutes and then remove from baking tray,

Step 9

Cool and serve or store in an airtight container up to 4 days.