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
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- 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.
- Drop 2 tablespoons dough in balls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheet. Lightly press balls to flatten slightly.
- 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.