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[The Cookie Elf] Fran’s Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies: No Need to Grease the Cookie Sheets
January 28, 2020
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to give you easy ways to bake homemade cookies.

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Cookie Recipe of the Week: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies - Easy Oatmeal Recipe for National Oatmeal Month!

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies are a fun and easy way to get your oatmeal and make cookies QUICK.

And since January is National Oatmeal Month, you have a great excuse to make and eat this easy cookie recipe.

The cookies taste like they are made from scratch, but the recipe starts with a simple cookie mix so they’re easy to throw together. And get this: you don’t need to grease the cookie sheets, so you save on clean up, too.

The recipe comes to The Elf from Fran Woodruff of Homewood, Alabama. Thank you, Fran!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 11-12 minutes
Makes about 2 ½ dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies … and check out our Cake Mix Cookie Recipes Pinterest board for more easy cookie recipes made from cake and cookie mixes.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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