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Dried Blueberry and Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

By: chrislori
Makes: 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups of granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 cups spelt flour, or all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • ¼ cup dried apricot, chopped into small pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover two baking sheets with parchment paper (if so desired).
  • Using a stand mixer or handheld beaters, cream the butter and sugar on high speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg until incorporated.
  • Add pure vanilla extract extract to combine.
  • In a medium bowl, sift the dry ingredients to combine.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture until combined.
  • Fold in dried fruit with a spatula, or just throw ‘er in to mixer and mix.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or your clean bare hands, dole out 2 inch balls onto parchment-paper covered baking sheets, a dozen per sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 11-14 minutes, depending on how hot your oven gets! Turn the pans once halfway through. Leave to cool on baking sheets to crisp.
  • Snack on them and enjoy!!


Originally published on Poppytalk.