Make each cookie super-satisfying by adding dried fruit and chopped or sliced nuts. Dark chocolate is rich in heart-healthy antioxidants, and using whole-wheat flour adds fiber and more nutrients!


Credit: Dasha Wright

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15 mins
24 mins
39 mins
Makes 36-40 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • In a large bowl, combine butter and sugars; beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add oil and eggs; beat until creamy. Stir in vanilla.

  • In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; stir well. Gently fold in chocolate, cherries, and almonds.

  • Scoop batter by heaping tablespoons onto 2 baking sheets covered with parchment paper. Bake cookies in 2 batches in upper and lower third of oven until golden on top and bottom (12-15 minutes). Transfer cookies on parchment paper to a wire rack; cool (cookies will crisp as they cool). Store cookies at room temperature in an airtight container (they will keep for up to 4 days).

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 1mg; sodium 31mg; calcium 18mg.