OATMEAL COOKIES WITH CHOCOLATE CHUNKS, CHERRIES AND PECANS

 

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soday
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/4 cup Oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped in half
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips and chunks
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350º degrees.
  • Directions:
  • Toast pecans in fry pan until nicely browned.
  • Chop the cherries in half.
  • In bowl add flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir with whisk to combine.
  • In another bowl combine oatmeal, chocolate and cherries.
  • Place butter in stand mixer and beat until smooth.
  • Add brown sugar and beat until well blended.
  • Add egg and vanilla.
  • When well incorporated add flour mixture.
  • Mix this only until mixture comes together.
  • Add the oatmeal mixture.
  • At this point I usually use a wooden spoon to combine.
  • Take a ice-cream scoop and scoop onto cookie sheet.
  • Press down until about 3/4" thick.
  • Leave a couple inches between cookies.
  • Bake about 18 minutes.
  • Cool on pan for a minutes.
  • Place on cooling rack.
  • Stack in air tight container.
  • Makes 27 cookies

Notes

On Nook & Pantry blog I saw this cookie and decided to try it this morning. Since I was not going to go out to get dried cranberries or cherries, I used maraschino cherries instead . They tasted really good with them. There are two more cookies I wish to try over the next week or two so stay tuned.

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: http://nookandpantry.blogspot.com/2007/12/day-5-best-oatmeal-cookies-ever.html

Website Credit: http://canadianbakertoo.blogspot.com/

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