Whole Wheat Cherry Dark Chocolate Almond Cookies

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Recipe by rebsue

I make cookies pretty often and I try to make them somewhat healthy based on the fact that I eat them regularly. This is a recipe my husband and I really enjoyed -- the idea came from White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies -- but I changed quite a few things!

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Wonderful tasting cookies, these! I particularly like the use of whole wheat in them, & also the combo of dark chocolate & cherries! Definitely a cookie I'd like to see on my finger food counter the next time I host one of my monthly groups! This time around, though, they went into a big cookie exchange that I helped organize for our mobile home park residents! Thanks for posting the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's Pick A Chef event]

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. In a large bowl combine sugar, brown sugar, and butter; mix well to cream together.
  3. Add in egg and vanilla extract, mix well.
  4. Add cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and flour, mix well.
  5. Fold in oatmeal, dried cherries, almonds, and dark chocolate - making sure that all ingredients are uniformly distributed (will be rather crumbly).
  6. Roll or smoosh into ball like shapes and place on a greased cookie sheet, bake for 9-11 minutes, until edges are golden/brown
  7. Remove from oven and let cool on sheet 2-3 minutes, transfer to cooling rack.

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