- Cream butter with sugars, blend in egg, vanilla and almond extract. Fold i salt, baking soda and flour. Fold in cherries, chocolates, and nuts. Batter should be soft.
- Drop generous spoonful on baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned around edges 12-14 minutes. (2 1/2 dozen)
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
"And Noah began to be a husbandman,
and he planted a vineyard."
~ Genesis 9:20
~ Harvest time at Chateau Chantal
(Old Mission Peninsula - Traverse City)
CHERRY GARCIA COOKIES
~ Delicious cookies served at breakfast (including the shared recipe)
1 cup dried tart cherries
1/3 cup cherry liqueur
Line 2 baking sheets wit parchment paper. Plump dried cherries by covering with boiling water, drain well and toss with cherry liqueur and let sit for a couple of hours or even better overnight. Drain well before adding to cookie mixture.
1/2 cup (room temp) unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup coarsely chopped white chocolate
1/2 cup coarsely chopped semi-sweet chocolate
1/2 cup coarsely chopped Macadamia nuts (optional)