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Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

by Amy D
Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Cherries, blueberries, cranberries, and chocolate chips make these over the top oatmeal cookies a fruity, chewy,  sweet, and wonderful treat.

Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Does it make me a horrible parent if I tell the entire internet my kids have been driving me nuts lately? Because they have. I say this as my youngest son stands right next to me with a butter knife, trying to break his tablet out of the protective case I put on it. It’s not a great plan and I’m not in favor of it, but  I’m not telling him to stop because there’s only 3 minutes until bedtime and I know that he won’t be able to pry it off in that amount of time. At this point, it’s just keeping him occupied.  

My oldest son has talked non-stop since he got home. Seriously, no breaks. He even talked the entire time while he mowed the yard. And to top off the evening someone knocked my new KitchenAid stock pot off the kitchen island and dented it. My pretty pot and now the lid won’t even fit. So sad. No one has been naughty or even really very bratty. It’s just been one of those days.

Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s a triple berry chocolate chip oatmeal cookie kind of day.

The kind of day where I’d love to make everyone happy and get along  if I could, but if I’m being honest, it would mostly be for my own selfish reasons.

I made these triple berry chocolate chip oatmeal cookies for my kids the other day. Truth be told it was in an attempt to soothe the beasts. You see I’ve got 2 kids that love oatmeal raisin cookies and say that I never make them. But then my other 2 kids mope when I do make oatmeal raisin because they don’t like them. So I had the bright idea that I would put in some of everyone’s favorite flavors into the oatmeal cookies and everyone would be happy. And my name would go down in history as one of the most awesome mothers ever.

Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m sure you’ve already guessed how that turned out? LOL. Yeah, there’s no way to make everyone happy. However, my husband and I loved them. The cookies. And the kids. Even when they have driven me past the point of crazy.

This recipe makes about 5 dozen cookies, which I love. It means a big enough batch that there are plenty to have around, plus some to freeze for later. You just never know when you’re going to need to pull emergency cookies from the freezer. Perhaps on a day when the kids are driving you crazy? 🙂

Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Triple Berry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Cherries, blueberries, cranberries, and chocolate chips make these over the top oatmeal cookies a fruity, chewy,  sweet, and wonderful treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword berry, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 5 dozen
Calories 126 kcal
Author Amy D.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter , softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat baking mats.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter and shortening. Add the white and brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Next beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add to this the flour and baking soda, mix well.
  5. Stir in the remaining ingredients by hand. The dough will be stiff.
  6. Drop by spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 11-13 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute and then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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15 comments

Stephanie Bengtsson February 24, 2019 - 12:49 pm

5 stars
These are fantastic! The fruit and chocolate combination work so well with oatmeal. This recipe is a keeper – thank you!

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Amy D February 26, 2019 - 9:48 am

Stephanie, Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment and a rating! I really appreciate it. I am so glad that you loved the cookies. 🙂

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Lauren April 29, 2016 - 7:05 am

Chocolate AND berries? Sign me up!

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Christie April 29, 2016 - 6:38 am

I love oatmeal raisin cookies but you made them even better with the dried fruit.

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[email protected] April 28, 2016 - 10:25 am

These cookies looks so yummy! I love the berries!

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Heather April 28, 2016 - 9:59 am

oatmeal, berries, and chocolate…these are my idea of the perfect cookie

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Bobbi from Bobbi's Kozy Kitchen April 27, 2016 - 5:05 pm

5 stars
WOW, those look amazing! I think they might just be my new fave cookie 🙂

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Amy D April 28, 2016 - 8:15 am

Thank you Bobbi. I hope that they do indeed become a new favorite for you.

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Willow April 27, 2016 - 10:56 am

I love the addition of dried fruit in cookies! Awhile ago when I could eat gluten I had some trail mix cookies, which remind me of these.

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Amy D April 28, 2016 - 8:14 am

I really need to get into some gluten free baking because I’ve been having readers and friends ask me about it!

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Oriana @Mommyhood's Diary April 27, 2016 - 10:55 am

Chocolate and berries is always a winning combination!! These cookies look super delicious. Pinning.

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Amy D April 28, 2016 - 8:13 am

Thanks and thanks so much for pinning Oriana.

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Beth @ Binky's Culinary Carnival April 27, 2016 - 10:50 am

I want one right now!

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GLZ April 27, 2016 - 10:04 am

5 stars
YOU HAD ME AT TRIPLEEEE!!! Seriously, these cookies look divine. Plus, they have chocolate chip AND berries inside, which are two of my favorite things. Awesome stuff! – Levan

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Amy D April 28, 2016 - 8:12 am

Oh mine too! So glad that you like them Levan. Thanks for the comment.

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