I love a good oatmeal cookie. I also really like tart cherries and white chocolate chips. The sweet/tart combination is delicious.
Oatmeal Cookies with Tart Cherries and White Chocolate
Recipe adapted from JoytheBaker.com
1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup dried cherries
1 cup white chocolate chips or chunks
Heat oven to 350°F.
In large bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients; mix well. Add oats, cherries and white chocolate chips; stir to combine.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
Yield: 4 dozen cookies
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