Dark Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

I have adapted my favorite Oatmeal cookie to include all the things I love……
Dark Chocolate, Tart Dried Cherries, Oatmeal and Wheat flour.

If you are baking these for bake sales or gifts, you can drizzle chocolate over it make them ever better.
Some other options to add are:  any type of nut, raisins, coconut.  I have tried them all.
DarkChocolateCherryCookies-I have adapted my favorite Oatmeal cookies to include all the things I love...... Dark Chocolate, Tart Dried Cherries, Oatmeal and Wheat flour.

1 cup Butter, you can use  shortening or margarine-the texture might change a little though.
1 cup packed brown sugar and 1 half cup white sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla paste- you can use extract if that is what you have.
3 cups oats
1 cup wheat flour, I have also used oat flour but you will need to add another egg
1 tsp salt
1/2  tsp soda and 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 – 3/4 cup dried tart cherries
1/3 – 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate.

DarkChocolateCherryCookies-I have adapted my favorite Oatmeal cookies to include all the things I love...... Dark Chocolate, Tart Dried Cherries, Oatmeal and Wheat flour.
Cream softened butter together with the sugars.  Add egg and beat together, add vanilla paste and mix.
Mix flour, salt, baking soda and powder.  Add to wet ingredients.
Add oatmeal, cherries and chocolate.
Drop by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes.
DarkChocolateCherryOatmealCookies-I have adapted my favorite Oatmeal cookies to include all the things I love...... Dark Chocolate, Tart Dried Cherries, Oatmeal and Wheat flour.
The reason I use wheat flour is the slightly nuttiness the flour gives to the cookies.
Use can use any type of flour in this recipe but if you use oat flour you will need a little extra moisture.

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