Cherry chocolate chip cookies

    Cherry chocolate chip cookies


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    About this recipe: Wonderful chocolate chip cookies with dried cherries! A big hit wherever I take them!

    Serves: 42 

    • 280g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 110g unsalted butter, softened
    • 110g margarine
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 110g dark brown soft sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
    • 150g dried cherries
    • 90g chopped walnuts
    • 60g chopped pecans
    • 340g chocolate chips or buttons

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:11min  ›  Ready in:41min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease baking trays. Whisk together the flour, bicarb and salt; set aside.
    2. Beat the unsalted butter, margarine, caster sugar and brown sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time; beat in the vanilla extract and almond extract with the last egg. Mix in the flour mixture until just incorporated. Fold in the cherries, walnuts, pecans and chocolate chips, mixing just enough to evenly combine. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned around the edges, 11 to 13 minutes. Cool on trays for 2 minutes; remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.


    You can also use chopped plain chocolate instead of chocolate chips or buttons.

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    : Absolutely delicious. Used mixture of hazelnuts, pecans and mixed nuts as didn't have enough of suggested nuts and worked fine. Fabulous - 04 May 2012

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