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Cherry Crusaders Cookies

Oatmeal Cherry Walnut Cookie Daphne Oz
Daphne makes her delicious cherry crusaders, a healthy treat to bring out the superhero in your kid!
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
Over 12
cost
$
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Daphne makes her delicious cherry crusaders, a healthy treat to bring out the superhero in your kid!
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ingredients
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Dried Sour Cherries
  • 1 cup Walnuts (Chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2
    1 cup Dried Sour Cherries
    1 1/2 cups Water
    Pour water over a bowl of the dried cherries and set aside until ready to use.
  • 3
    1 1/2 cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
    Take 1/2 of the oats and pulse in a food processor (it will look like flour).
  • 4
    1 cup Butter
    1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
    Using an electric mixer, whip butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • 5
    2 Eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    Beat in eggs one at a time then add vanilla.
  • 6
    1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
    1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
    1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon Salt
    1 1/2 cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oat Flour (processed)
    In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Slowly add dry mix to butter mixture. Add the oat flour from food processor.
  • 7
    1 1/2 cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
    1 cup Walnuts (Chopped)
    Strain cherries, discard water and stir into mix along with remaining oats and walnuts.
  • 8
      
    Place heaping tablespoons of rounded dough on prepared baking sheet 2-3 inches apart. 
  • 9
      
    Bake cookies for 12-15 minutes or until golden but still slightly soft. After cooling in the pan for 2-3 minutes transfer to a cooling rack and finish cooling.
 
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