Oatmeal Cherry Cookies

Oatmeal Cherry Cookies

This favorite cookie recipe gets a new taste with dried cherries!


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Serves: 48 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Yield: 48 x cookies (4 dozen)

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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine , softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)
  • 2 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Put butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed 3 to 4 minutes, or until creamy (or beat with a manual mixer until creamy). Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt, if desired; add to egg mixture. Stir in oats, cherries and chocolate chips. Mix well.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated oven 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.


Dark or white chocolate chips can be substituted for semisweet.

Thanks to Cherry Marketing Institute - www.choosecherries.com

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 122 cals
Kilojoules 509 kJ
Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 56 mg
Carbohydrates 16.5 g
Fiber 1.0 g
Total Sugars 9.0 g
Protein 2.0 g
Calcium 11.0 mg
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