White Chocolate Chip Cherry Almond Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Cherry Almond Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Cherry Almond Cookies: Savory Sweet and Satisfying

Normally I am not a fan of nuts in my cookies, except for my favorite, white chocolate macadamia nut. These however, were so amazingly delicious, even with the slivered almonds in them. But how could they not be delicious? White chocolate and dried cherries in a soft chewy cookie, that is my kind of cookie.

White Chocolate Chip Cherry Almond Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup
    white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup
    dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup
    slivered almonds

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Add in both sugars, beating until well combined and creamed.
  2. Add in the egg and both extracts, beating until well mixed.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and cornstarch. 
  4. Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet, mixing just until combined.
  5. Using a spatula, fold in the white chocolate chips, dried cherries and slivered almonds.
  6. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  8. Using a cookie scoop, scoop out the dough and place on a baking sheet 2 inches apart. 
  9. Bake for 14-15 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
  10. Remove the cookies from the baking sheet and place on a cooling rack. Allow to cool.

Enjoy!!!

Notes:

I used my #60 cookie scoop, it so happens to be my only cookie scoop.

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