Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Cherry Toasted Almond Oatmeal Cookies

1  3/4 c. all purpose flour
1 t.   baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 c.    butter
1 1/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c.  white sugar
2   large eggs
2 T.   milk
2 t.   vanilla
3 1/2 c. old fashion rolled oats
1 c.   semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c.    coarsely chopped toasted almonds
1/2 c. coarsely chopped dried cherries

Pre-heat oven to 375^.  Toast  1 c. whole almonds, cool and chop. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; sift together. Set aside
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In a large bowl combine butter, brown sugar and white sugar; cream together until mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs, beat until mixed. Add milk and vanilla, mix thoroughly. Add flour mixture, stir until well blended. Add oats, chocolate chips, nuts, and cherries; stir until mixed.
Bake  8-10 minutes; makes 6 dozen cookies.


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