About this recipe:Lovely chewy oatmeal cookies with the addition of cocktail cherries and walnuts. If you don't have cocktail cherries, you could use glace cherries and then use a tablespoon of water, milk or even rum for the cherry juice.
375g plain flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
300g caster sugar
1 tablespoon cocktail cherry juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
160g porridge oats
125g cocktail cherries, drained and chopped
120g chopped walnuts
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:10min › Ready in:25min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Sift together flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
In a separate bowl, cream together margarine, butter, sugar, eggs, cherry juice and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture and mix well.
Blend in porridge oats, chopped cherries and chopped nuts. Mix well.
Roll into balls the size of walnuts and slightly mash down. Bake to a golden brown, 8 - 10 minutes.