Golden Fig Fine Foods

Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

  • 1 C butter, at room temperature
  • 1 C dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tb vanilla bean paste
  • 3 C old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 C dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 C chocolate chips
  • Chocolate Salt┬áto sprinkle on top
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter and sugars. Whip until well combined.
  3. Mix in eggs, one at a time.
  4. Mix in vanilla bean paste.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix oats, flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon together.
  6. Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients, only until just combined. Gently fold in cherries and chocolate.
  7. Drop by large tablespoonfuls onto parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle one shake of chocolate salt (or fleur de sel) on top of each cookie and bake 10-15 minutes, until bottom is just browned.
  9. Remove from oven and let sit on pan for 1 minute. Remove to wire rack to cool.

*As seen on Twin Cities Live September 3, 2019

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