Gather all your supplies.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Cream together oil and sugar until well blended.
Mix in vanilla and eggs.
Combine flour, salt, and baking powder. Gradually add to egg mixture.
Mix in dried cranberries by hand.
Divide dough in half. Form two logs on a parchment lined baking sheet. Dough will be sticky; wet hands with cold water to better handle the dough.
Bake for 35 minutes or until light brown.
Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 275 degrees F.
Using a sharp serrated knife, cut cookies into 3/4 inch thick slices.
Place cookies back onto cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.
Enjoy on their own or dipped into your favorite hot beverage.