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Chocolate Cherry Chunk Cookies

Delicious cookies made with dried cherries, chocolate, oats and pecans! Taste good warm and frozen!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 dozen
Calories: 2292kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • Electric Mixer
  • Cookie Sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips or chunks
  • 1 1/2 cup tart dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped

Instructions

  • Sift baking soda, salt, and flour together in a medium bowl. 
  • In an electric mixer, beat room temperature butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in the egg and the vanilla and almond extract.
  • Turn the electric mixer to low and slowly add in the flour mixture.
  • Beat on low to medium, scraping down the sides and bottom of the bowl. 
  • Add in the chocolate chips, oats and chopped pecans and mix on low until all of the ingredients are incorporated. 
  • Using a cookie scooper, scoop a ball of cookie dough and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • In a preheated 350 degree oven, bake the chocolate cherry chunk cookies for 12-14 minutes. 
  • Let the cookies slightly cool on a cookie rack and serve warm and freeze the rest! 

Notes

Take these cookies out when they are still a little doughy. They will continue to cook on the cookie sheet while they rest. 
Freeze these cookies for a quick cookie snack! Eat them right out of the freezer! 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 2292kcal | Carbohydrates: 254g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 133g | Saturated Fat: 69g | Cholesterol: 265mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 1193mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 155g | Vitamin A: 1986IU | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 15mg