Sunday, May 2, 2010

Cherry dark chocolate oatmeal cookeis

1 cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
1/3 cup natural brown sugar
1/3 cup organic sugar
1 Tbsp cocoa
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup + 2 Tbs white whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 egg + 1 egg yolk
1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
3/4 cup dried tart cherries

1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2.Whisk together flour, salt, cocoa, and baking soda then set aside.
3.In a large bowl beat sugars with softened butter for 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, and vanilla. Add oats and beat at reduced speed until combined. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
4.Stir in chocolate chips and cherries. Scoop dough into balls cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the tops begin to brown.
5.Allow cookies to cool for three minutes before removing them from the baking sheet.