Oatmeal-Cherry Cookies

With this dessert recipe, you get the crisp edges and chewy centers of a classic oatmeal cookie, but with the added bonus of dried cherries to make these treats even more memorable.

Recipe from Midwest Living
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup snipped dried red cherries (6 ounces)
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Directions
1. 
In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in the remaining flour. Stir in oats and dried cherries.
2. 
Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 350 degree F. oven about 12 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets for 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks and let cool.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 85, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 16, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 12, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 146, sodium (mg) 63, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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