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A Sunrise Fresh Family Recipe
Chocolate Chip & Dried Cherry Cookies


Ingredients:
2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1-1/2 cups oats
1 cup coconut
1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup walnuts
1 cup Sunrise Fresh Dried Cherries (diced)


Directions:

Preheat oven to 350º F
Combine flour, baking powder/soda and salt in a small bowl. In a separate larger bowl, combine shortening and sugar, add eggs and vanilla, mix well until creamy. Gradually add the flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips, oats, coconut, walnuts and dried cherries. Mix well and drop dough by rounded tablespoon onto a greased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.



Poppy Seed Turkey Salad

Ingredients   Procedure
2 lb Jennie-O Rotisseries Turkey (available at Costco Deli)   1. Pull turkey off bone.
1 cup chopped Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries   2. Chop the turkey & Manchego cheese into bite size pieces.
1 cup Pecan halves   3. Chop green onions and celery.
1/2 cup Chopped green onions   4. Mix everything together.
3 Celery stalks   5. Add Poppy Seed dressing to cover.
8 oz. Shredded Manchego Cheese    

This salad is great as an entree salad over a bed of kale or spring greens/spinach mixture. If using this way, shred the Manchego cheese.



Mediterranean Salad

For the Salad:

6 cups mixed greens, about 5 ounces rinsed and dried
1/4 cup chopped Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries
1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, oil-packed, cut into small pieces
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbles
1/2 cup walnut halves, toasted (to toast walnuts spread evenly on baking sheet and toast in a preheated 350° oven for 8-10 minutes)

For the Dressing:

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Dash freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Combine the vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl. While gently whisking, gradually add the olive oil until it is thoroughly mixed.

Place greens, dried cherries, sun dried tomatoes and feta cheese in a large salad bowl. Toss with the dressing. Garnish with toasted walnuts.

Serve immediately.



Grown-up Gorp

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. large walnut halves, halved
2 Tbsp. whole roasted almonds
2 Tbsp. Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries
1 oz. good quality semisweet chocolate, cut into small irregular pieces, do not chop

Combine nuts, cherries, and chocolate in a bowl and pack in plastic or cello bags.



My "Sister-in-laws" Salad
from Carol in Orlando FL

Dressing:

Juice of one orange
Juice of half a lemon
Juice of half a lime
Olive Oil (can also use Avocado Oil with Lemon)
Couple cloves crushed garlic
Agave Syrup to taste (dressing should be fairly sweet)
Salt & Pepper
And I always add a little cayenne pepper

Salad:

Sweet Butter Lettuce (I used an Artisan Salad blend)
Diced fresh pear
Thin sliced red onion
Walnuts
Bleu Cheese crumbles
Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries

**Can also add fresh blueberries & raspberries or even rotisserie chicken or turkey.



Prosciutto-Wrapped Dried Bing Cherries
with Bleu Cheese & Walnuts

Ingredients:

24 Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries (use whole)
Blue Cheese sliced into 12 equal pieces
12 walnut halves, toasted(to toast walnuts spread evenly on baking sheet and toast in a preheated 350° oven for 8-10 minutes)
12 thin slices of prosciutto

Directions:

Assemble the rolls . Take a dried cherry, a slice of blue cheese, a walnut half, and encompass with another dried cherry . Wrap these items with the prosciutto. Enjoy!!



Cherry Oat Bran Muffins
(hand written recipe from a happy Sunrise Fresh Customer)

3/4 Cup Whole Wheat Flour   1 Cup Warm or room temperature Water
1½ Cup Oat bran Cereal   ¼ Cup Canola Oil
2 Teaspoon Cinnamon   2 Large Eggs
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda   1 Cup Chopped Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries

Place flour, oat bran, cinnamon, & baking soda in large bowl & mix thoroughly. In a small bowl, mix water, oil & eggs together with a fork; add to flour mixture. Mix until creamy. Add 1 Cup Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries. Makes 8-9 muffins. Cook @ 400° for 15 minutes.



Cherry Cocoa Cake
(hand written recipe from a happy Sunrise Fresh Customer that conformed this recipe for her Diabetic husband)

1¼ Cup Water   2 Cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
½ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder   1½ Cup Splenda (or Sugar)
¼ Cup Butter   1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
½ Cup Low-fat Cherry Yogurt   1 Cup Chopped Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries
1 Egg slightly beaten    
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract    

In a large saucepan, combine water, cocoa & butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a full boil then immediately remove from heat. Stir in flour, sugar, & baking soda & mix. Add Cherry yogurt, mix well. Add vanilla & egg mixture. Mix thoroughly into batter. Add Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries. Mix thoroughly. Place in a greased 9x9 square cake pan with cookie sheet underneath. Cook @ 375° for 20 minutes.



Cherry Cookies
(last recipe from our customer that made this for her Diabetic husband)

¼ Cup Butter
1/3 Cup Oil
1 Cup Splenda (or Sugar)
2/3 Cup Milk
2 Teaspoon Vanilla
2½ Cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
1 Cup Regular Rolled Oats
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Splenda (or Sugar)
1 Cup Chopped Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries

Cream together butter, oil & sugar until very well blended. Add in milk & vanilla & blend. In separate bowl, mix together flour, oats, baking powder & soda. Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Add Sunrise Fresh Dried Bing Cherries.

Makes 17 cookies.

Use parchment paper on cookie sheets (use double cookie sheets to prevent burning).

Cook @ 350° for 18 minutes.



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