Chocolate Chip Cherry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Cherry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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"My husband and I love homemade cookies, but a full batch is too much," writes Denise Fritz of Ormond Beach, Florida. "So I concocted these oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips and dried cherries. This recipe is for chocolate-covered cherry lovers everywhere!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 203 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 194 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in cherries and chocolate chips.
  2. Drop by scant 1/4 cupfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing from baking sheets to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 15 cookies.
Originally published as Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 203 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 194 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Feb. 26, 2011

Loved it, I added more cherries & chips

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

Very good! I made them for a Christmas cookie exchange and they went fast!!

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Reviewed Jun. 7, 2010

These were fabulous! I didn't have cherries ....used cranberries and I didn't have quick cook oats...used old fashion oats (cook in 5 mins) and they were great! Thank you Denise!

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