Saturday, September 15, 2007
Cherry White Chocolate Almond Cookies
2c + 2 Tbs all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 & 1/2 sticks of butter, melted and cooled to room temp
1 c brown sugar
1/2 granulated sugar
1 egg + 1 yolk
2 tsp almond extract
1/2 c white chocolate chips
3/4 c toasted almonds*
1 cup chopped dried cherries (easily found at natural food stores)
*to toast almonds, spread on baking sheet and bake at 375 for 4-5 mins or until browned and fragrant
Preheat oven to 325.
In electric mixer, beat together sugars and melted butter. Add egg and almond extract. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
On low speed, slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
With small ice cream scoop, scoop about 2T each on parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
Bake for 14- 17 mins or until edges of cookies slightly browned.