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- ½ cup butter
- ½ cup Crisco (blue box)
- ½ cup white sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¾ cup all purpose gluten free flour
- 2½ cups oats
- ¾ cup mini chocolate chips
- ¾ cup dried cranberries chopped in halves
- ½ cup pistachios, shells removed, then smashed into halves/thirds/pieces
- ¼ cup coconut
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds (optional)
- In a large bowl cream both sugars with the butter and Crisco until fluffy
- Add the egg, and continue to mix on low speed just until combined
- Add the vanilla, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and flour and mix just until combined.
- Now by hand mix in the oats, chocolate chips, cranberries, pistachio, and the coconut.
- Roll into 2 inch balls and place on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees, until edges are slightly brown.
- When taken out of the oven sprinkle with sunflower seeds (optional), Let them cool for about 10 minutes on the sheet then place on a cooling rack until completely cool.