Oatmeal cookies with cherries and walnuts


  • 1 ½ cups Dr. Cowan’s Garden 18th Century Toasted Stone Cut Oats, milled
  • ¼ cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup maple sugar
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg, room temperature, whisked
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup cracked, chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup dried cherries


  1. Mix oat flour, buckwheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the maple sugar and butter. Mix thoroughly until it is combined and creamy. Add the egg and whisk together. Add the vanilla and mix in.
  3. Add the dry ingredient mixture in 3 batches mixing to combine each addition.
  4. Stir in the walnuts and cherries.
  5. Scoop 1 teaspoon of cookie dough onto a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.


  • A spice grinder or coffee grinder can be used to make oat flour. Alternatively, use 2 cups of rolled oats.
  • Other flavor combinations to try:
    • Dried blueberry and candied lemon peel
    • Chocolate chunk and espresso
    • Dried cranberry and apple
    • Cardamom and ginger spice
    • Currant and orange rind
    • Honey and golden flaxseed