White Chocolate Macadamia Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe by J-Ha

Adapted from a dark chocolate cherry oatmeal cookie recipe from Gourmet Magazine, FEb. 1998

Top Review by PaulaG

These cookies are wonderful. I used Smart Balance for baking and a combination of Splenda and sugar. The cherries were glace cherries instead of the dried sour cherries. My yield was 30 cookies. Made for *PAC Spring 2008*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or use silicon baking pads.
  3. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
  4. Using electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until well blended.
  5. Mix in egg and vanilla.
  6. Beat into flour mixture.
  7. Mix in oats, then white chocolate chips, cherries and macadamia nuts.
  8. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets, spacing two inches apart.
  9. Bake cookies 12 minutes. Switch and rotate baking sheets.
  10. Bake cookies until golden, about 6 minutes longer.
  11. Cool cookies on baking sheets (cookies will firm as they cool).

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