Chewy, and moist high-energy treats that come together in a minute with your food processor. Scoop the dough and roll into balls, press down slightly on a parchment-lined tray, chill, and an hour later they're ready to go.
1. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Blend first 6 indgredients (through cinnamon) in a food proceesor until smooth. If necessary, add water 1 teaspoon at a time until mixture holds together. Pulse in cherries and oats.
2. Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; place on baking sheet. Flatten slightly. Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
Store between sheets of waxed paper or parchment in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Serving size: 1 cookie
128 calories, 7 g fat, 0 g cholesterol, 4g fiber, 4g protein, 14g carbohydratoes, 7mg sodium, 7g sugar, 1 mg iron, 49mg calcium
From Health.Com Magazine, July/August 2013, page 113.