Light Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • 2 whole(s) large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon(s) vanilla
  • 3/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup(s) whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 6 ounce(s) good quality dark-chocolate chunks, such as scharffen berger
  • 3/4 cup(s) dried cherries
  • 1 cup(s) sliced almonds

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugars, beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add oil and eggs, beat until creamy. Stir in vanilla.
  3. 3. In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; stir well. Gently fold in cherries, chocolate and almonds.
  4. 4. Scoop batter by heaping tablespoons onto 2 baking sheets covered with parchment paper. Bake cookies in 2 batches in upper and lower third of oven until golden on top and bottom(12-15 min.) Transfer cookies on parchment paper to a wire rack; cool (cookies will crisp as they cool). Store cookies at room temperature in an airtight container( they will keep up to 4 days).
August 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by jeanna77 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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