Cherry-Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


Cherry-Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


Ingredients

1cup butter, softened
1-½cups packed brown sugar
2eggs
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1-½cups all-purpose flour
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
½teaspoon baking powder
½teaspoon baking soda
½teaspoon salt
2cups old-fashioned oats
1cup dried tart cherries
1cup dark chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in oats, cherries and chocolate chips. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on pans 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.