Mix oats, oatmeal, sugar and oil in a bowl. Leave to stand for an hour. Add the egg, almond essence, dried cranberries and almonds and mix thoroughly. Please teaspoons of the mixture on a greased baking tray and use the back of a spoon or fork to press flat.
Bake for 15-20 mins at 180C. Leave to cool for 2 mins before transferring to wire rack.