Heart Smart Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

From Cooking Light. A reasonable treat if you don't eat too many. Could be made with dried apricots, cranberries, etc instead of cherries.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk.
  3. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; add brown sugar, stirring until smooth. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add cherries, vanilla, and egg; beat until combined. Fold in chocolate.
  4. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes.
  5. Cool on pans 3 minutes or until almost firm. Remove cookies from pans; cool on wire racks.