Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal & Cherry Cookies
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes plus cooling
Makes: about 3-1/2 dozen
2 cups Schnucks all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Schnucks baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup Schnucks granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed Schnucks light brown sugar
1 cup Schnucks unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened
2 Schnucks large eggs
1 teaspoon Spice Islands® pure vanilla extract
2 cups Schnucks old fashioned oats
1 package (10 ounces) Nestle® dark chocolate morsels
1 package (6 ounces) dried cherries (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 package (2.25 ounces) chopped walnuts or pecans
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
2. In medium bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. In large bowl, with mixer on medium speed, beat sugars and butter 3 to 4 minutes or until creamy, light and fluffy, scraping bowl occasionally with rubber spatula. Add eggs and vanilla and beat 1 minute; scrape bowl. With mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture and beat just until combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in oats, morsels, cherries and nuts.
3. Drop 2 tablespoons dough in balls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheet. Lightly press balls to flatten slightly.
4. Bake cookies 12 to 14 minutes per batch or until edges of cookies are golden brown and centers are still light and slightly soft. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute. With spatula, transfer cookies to wire rack to cool completely.
Each cookie: about 221 calories, 10 g total fat (6 g saturated),
26 mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate,
2 g fiber, 18 g sugars, 2 g protein
Store cookies in airtight container with parchment or
waxed paper between layers up to 1 week.