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Jungle Cookies

Cranraisin Macademia Nut White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies describes these Jungle Cookies to a T. These cookies are stuffed full with all those tasty ingredients for a cookie with everything.


  • 3/4 stick Butter flavored Crisco Shortening
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsps. vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 3/4 cups old fashion oats
  • 1 cup dried cranraisins
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts* (chopped - walnuts or pecans would also be good)


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly coat baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray.
  • Beat shortening and sugars together until creamy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, and beat in.
  • Combine flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • Add flour mixture to shortening, sugars, eggs and stir until well blended.
  • Add oatmeal and stir in until well blended.
  • Add cranraisins, chips, and nuts and stir in well.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 9 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  • Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes, then remove to cooling rack.
  • Cool completely and store in an airtight container.


*walnuts or pecans would also be good