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Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 3,170


* See note below.
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 cup vegetable shortening solid
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs large
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/4 cups oats or old-fashioned oats
1 cup mini chocolate chips
1/2 cup red maraschino cherry chopped
1/2 cup almonds chopped slivered


* "Stack 6 cookies, with a paper doily between each, on top of each other. Wrap with colored plastic wrap and tie top with ribbon." In a small bowl, mix flour, salt, and baking soda set aside.

In a large mixer bowl at medium speed, beat sugar, brown sugar, shortening, and butter until well blended. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, and almond extract and beat until well blended. At low speed, beat in flour mixture until well blended. Beat in oats, chips, cherries, and almonds. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375°. Generously grease baking sheets. Place scant 1/4 -cupfuls of dough 4 inches apart on baking sheets. Flatten dough slightly with the floured back of a spoon. Keep remaining dough refrigerated until ready to bake.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheets before removing to wire racks to cool.

Store in an airtight container.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 3,170
Calories from Fat: 1,399

This Cherry Oatmeal Cookies recipe is from the Holiday Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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