Chocolate-Cherry Heart Smart Cookies

6 Aug

Yield:  30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 ounces whole-wheat flour (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; add brown sugar, stirring until smooth. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add cherries, vanilla, and egg; beat until combined. Fold in chocolate.
  • Drop dough by tablespoonful’s 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes. Cool on pans 3 minutes or until almost firm. Remove cookies from pans; cool on wire racks.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 94
Fat per serving: 3.2g
Saturated fat per   serving: 1.6g
Protein per serving: 1.5g
Carbohydrates per   serving: 15.7g
Fiber per serving: 1.3g
Cholesterol per serving: 10mg
Iron per serving: 0.6mg
Sodium per serving: 88mg
Calcium per serving: 15mg

 

Source: Myrecipes.com

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