Oatmeal-Cherry Cookies
Recipe from Midwest Living

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.


Oatmeal-Cherry Cookies

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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)
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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