ORANGE CRANBERRY OATMEAL COOKIES (makes 4 dozen cookies)

1 c butter, softened
1 c brown sugar
½ c sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 T orange juice
1 T finely grated orange rind
1½ c flour
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
3 c oats
1 c dried, sweetened cranberries

Beat together butter & sugars until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla, orange juice, and rind, beating well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, soda, and salt. Add this mixture to butter mixture. Mix in oats and cranberries until well combined. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.