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Cherie Burbach's Cranberry Blueberry Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cherie Burbach is a poet, mixed media artist, and freelance writer. She’s penned 17 books and has written for About.com, NBC/Universal, Match.com, Christianity Today, and more. Whether it’s writing articles or creating art, all of Cherie’s work centers on relationships and faith. She includes book pages, music sheets, and other fabulous random things in her art to create something that celebrates a hopeful message. Visit her website for more info, cherieburbach.com.


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The more friends you have, the more you’ll have the right people in your life to give you the support and connection you desire. Having more friends means you’ll consistently connect with new people and also keep the good friends you already have. If your friendships don’t seem to stick, you’ll be making friends and losing them quickly. The key to having more friends is increasing the number of people you meet on a regular basis and holding on to the great pals you already have. 

This book contains one hundred suggestions on how to make new friends and also strengthen the friendships you already have. The tips are varied, with suggestions on how to meet new people interspersed with ideas for nurturing your new and existing friendships. Purchase the book HERE. 



Cherie's Cranberry Blueberry Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 cup flour
1 cup quick cooking oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
2 1/4 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon vanilla
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup dried blueberries

Preheat to 325. In one bowl, cream the butter and sugars. In another, mix the dry ingredients and put aside. Add the egg, yolk, and vanilla to the creamed mixture, then the add the dry gradually. Add the chips and dried berries last. Then, spoon out onto baking sheets (best if you have a silpat) and cook for 15 minutes.