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Chocolate Chip Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

 Chocolate Chip Cherry Oatmeal Cookies
"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!"
15 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.