Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Cookies
A Sprinkle of This and That recipe

Originally from Cooking Light January 2010


1/3 cup all purpose flour

1/3 cup whole wheat flour

1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 salt

6 Tbsp unsalted butter

3/4 cup light brown sugar

1 cup dried cherries

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 egg, beaten

2/3 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate chunks

cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350.  Combine flours, oats, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.  Set aside.

Melt butter in a saucepan.  Remove from heat and add brown sugar.  Stir until well blended.

Add the sugar mixture to the flour mixture.  Beat until well blended.

Add the cherries, vanilla and beaten egg.  Beat until combined.  Fold in the chocolate.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 for 12-13 minutes.  Let sit on pan for 2-3 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.

Makes 24 cookies