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2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 melted and cooled, 1 room temperature
1 1/2 cups demerrara OR 1 cup brown sugar mixed with 1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups dried cranberries
2 cups white chocolate chips
1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter with the room temperature butter.
Cream butter and sugar until light. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well.
Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and oats. Beat flour mixture into butter
mixture until completely incorporated. Stir in remaining ingredients until evenly distributed.
Place entire batch of batter on the parchment covered cookie sheet. Wet your hands
with cold water and lightly press the dough evenly into the pan.
Bake 25-40 minutes, until the center feels firm when pressed. Cool completely before
cutting. Makes 24 or more bar cookies.

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