Pear-Walnut-Oatmeal Cookies

Treat your guests with these wonderful cookies that feature pear, nuts and oats - delicious dessert.

  • Prep Time 55 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 60

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
cups old-fashioned oats (do not use quick-cooking)
1
cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1
cup chopped dried pear
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar with electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, beating well. Beat in flour mixture until blended. Stir in oats. Fold in walnuts and dried pear. Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 minutes or until brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

These cookies are great with white chocolate chunks. Just stir in an 11.5-oz bag along with the dried fruit and nuts.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
107
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
72mg
72%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.