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Shredded Wheat Chewy Cherry Cookies recipe

Chewy Dried Cherry Cookies

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth while still eating right? Then enjoy our gourmet twist on the oatmeal cookie! These cookies use Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size® cereal to give a chewy texture and dried cherries for sweetness and tartness. You may never go back to the original!

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Serves 30
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15 mins
prep time
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23 mins
total time


Chewy Dried Cherry Cookies

Serves: 30
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes



  • Mix flour and baking soda in small bowl.
  • Beat margarine in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to large bowl. Stir in crushed cereal, oats and cherries.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 375°F for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute.
  • Remove cookies from sheets. Cool completely on wire racks.


*For a super nutty variation, substitute Grape-Nuts® cereal for crushed Post Original Shredded Wheat Spoon Size cereal.

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Post Shredded Wheat cereal varieties are wholesome, high-fiber shredded biscuits made from whole-grain wheat. It's a breakfast option with a familiar taste you know and love.

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