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Thanksgiving Oatmeal Cherry Cookies!

Course: dessert, Sweet Treats


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 cups out fashion rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking power
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup unsalted softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of packed golden brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup of chopped macadamia nuts


  • First, place the cherries in a bowl and cover with hot water for 5 minutes. Drain the cherries and set aside.
  • Beat butter and brown sugar in a standing mixer or a hand mixer until smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes on medium speed.
  • Add 2 eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  • Next add in the vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt and oats together until well incorporated.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix together just until incorporated.
  • Then add in the cherries, white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts into the cookie dough and beat together on low for 10-15 seconds.
  • Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour or overnight before baking at 375ยบ for 13 minutes.