Crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and chock full of crunchy pecans, tart dried cherries and rich milk chocolate.
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cookies, Drop Cookies, Oatmeal Cookies
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 8minutes
Total Time 28minutes
Author Elizabeth at thewildolive.org
¼cupbutter, room temp
1 ½cupsbrown sugar
2cupsrolled Old Fashioned oats, not Quick
1cupdried cherries, coarsly chopped
1cupGhiradelli or Guittard Milk Chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 400. Cream shortening, butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Whisk together flour, soda, and salt and add to creamed mixture until just combined. Add oats, cherries, nuts and chocolate chips and stir to combine (don't overbeat).
Using a #40 disher (or two spoons) portion dough onto silpat or parchment lined cookie sheets. Flatten dough balls into 3/4" thick disks.
Bake for 8 minutes, rotating sheet front to back halfway through, or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on sheets a minute or two and remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Recipe courtesy of Elizabeth at www.thewildolive.org