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Cherry Macadamia Oatmeal Cookies

Yield 3 to 4 dozen cookies


  • Reynolds® Parchment Paper
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups quick oats, uncooked
  • 1 pkg. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained and quartered
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water

How to Make It

  1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with Reynolds Parchment Paper; set aside.

    COMBINE flour, baking soda, and salt on a sheet of parchment paper; set aside.

    CREAM brown sugar, butter and sugar together in a large bowl, with an electric mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, milk and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition; beat until well blended. Stir in oats, chocolate chunks, nuts and cherries until well blended. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto parchment-lined cookie sheet.

    BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Slide parchment paper with cookies onto a wire rack to cool.

    STIR together powdered sugar and water in a small bowl. Drizzle over cooled cookies on parchment paper.

    REYNOLDS KITCHENS TIP: Dry the cherries well with paper towels to prevent the cherry juice from adding a pink color to the dough.