Cherry Pecan Dreams



  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cups vanilla or white chips
  • 1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Directions

    In a large bowl, mix butter and sugars. Beat in egg and orange peel. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt and gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in chips, cherries and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from wire racks.
    Carol S. Kennedy of Weirton, W.Va., shared this recipe for Cherry Pecan Dreams with us:

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