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Nutty, Fruity Oatmeal And Chocolate Cookie

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (This can be white whole wheat flour or a regular whole wheat flour)
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (this is 1 stick)
  Dried cherry/Raisin 4 Ounce
  Bitter sweet chocolate 4 Ounce, finely chopped
  Pecan/Walnuts 4 Ounce, toasted
Directions

GETTING READY:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Toast pecans in the oven for about 8 minutes.

MAKING
3. Combine butter and sugar in a bowl and whip it for 30 seconds or more until it is of a creamy consistency.
4. Add vanilla and yogurt and mix until well blended for 30 seconds.
5. Add baking soda, baking powder, rolled oats, chocolate, cherries and toasted pecans. Mix well until well blended. This is the cookie batter.
6. Take a heaping tablespoon of batter and shape it like a cookie.
7. Arrange in on a baking sheet and keep it about 2 inches apart.
8. Bake it for 11 minutes or until it is lightly browned on the edges and partially browned on the top.
9. Remove from oven and keep aside the cookies to cool before removing them from a baking sheet. Store it in an airtight container.

SERVING
10. Serve Oatmeal and Chocolate Cookies with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
11 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Here is a cookie recipe which satiates your taste buds and is a healthy and nutritious snack as well! Oatmeal and Chocolate Cookies contain health benefits because of its two major ingredients – oatmeal and chocolate. Dark chocolate is an antioxidant whereas oatmeal is known for reducing cholesterol. So make the most of it!

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