Dark Chocolate Cherry Multigrain Cookies

Treat for all chocolate lovers! Serve these crunchy cherry multigrain cookies – dessert that’s baked to perfection.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/3
cup canola oil
1
egg or 1/4 cup fat-free egg product
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup white whole wheat flour
3/4
cup uncooked 5-grain rolled hot cereal
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup dried cherries
1/3
cup bittersweet chocolate chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix sugars, oil, egg and vanilla. Stir in flour, cereal, baking soda and salt until blended (dough will be slightly soft). Stir in cherries and chocolate chips.
  • 2 On cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown around edges (centers will look slightly underdone). Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

If you can’t find bittersweet chocolate chips, semisweet will work just fine in the recipe. Also, to form perfectly shaped cookies, try using a #40 cookie scoop. Look for this handy tool at a specialty kitchen store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.