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Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

 Cherry Oatmeal Cookies
I like to make these old-fashioned treats with raspberry chips, but cherry-flavored work well in a pinch to add color and sweetness. These cookies stack nicely for packing. —Betty Huddleston, Liberty, Indiana
50 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 ounces) cherry chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in eggs and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon
  • and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in
  • chips and walnuts.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2
  • minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 129 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.