Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

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"Chewy oatmeal cookies with added cherries!"
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Ingredients

servings 165 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 21g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together shortening, butter or margarine, sugar, eggs, cherry juice and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture and mix well.
  4. Blend in oatmeal, chopped cherries and chopped nuts. Mix well.
  5. Roll into balls the size of walnuts and slightly mash down. Bake to a golden brown, 8 - 10 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

Based on what others had said about the weak cherry flavor I exchanged 1/2 of the butter for strawberry applesauce(which also helped cut the fat) and use 1 & 1/2 tablespoons of the cherry juice....

Most helpful critical review

I just made these.The 4 star rating attracted me.Thankfully,I made a tray of 8 cookies,"just to try." They were so bland,despite my adding extra cherry juice and almond extract.They probably cou...

Based on what others had said about the weak cherry flavor I exchanged 1/2 of the butter for strawberry applesauce(which also helped cut the fat) and use 1 & 1/2 tablespoons of the cherry juice....

Try using almond extract instead of vanilla for more "cherry" flavor. Good texture cookie. I added cherry icing.

I just made these.The 4 star rating attracted me.Thankfully,I made a tray of 8 cookies,"just to try." They were so bland,despite my adding extra cherry juice and almond extract.They probably cou...

I love these cookies. Doubled the cherry juice and added almost 2 tsp of Almond extract. Tasty and chewy. We did not find them dry at all.

The coookies looked beautiful, plump with a very nice texture...but the taste was bland. I even added more cherry juice, but followed the rest of the recipe exactly. Maybe if some brown sugar ...

I thought these were pretty good. I added more cherries and some mini chocolate chips because they were a little bland at first. I'd make them again.

I had run out of brown sugar and wanted to try blueberries instead of raisins. Very moist, but I don't understand where the flavor went. The blueberries' flavor comes through, but I expected m...

This recipe is great! I have ate these things all day and can not stop!, but I made the the size of the cookies better so they wood cook better.

Nice and soft. I like to dust these with powdered sugar before serving.