Dried Plum Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better, try this version with a touch of Sunsweet® prune puree and you may just change your mind.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves 24

No-stick cooking spray
1/2 cup Sunsweet® prune puree (recipe below)
3 tablespoons butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups (9 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels

Heat oven to 375ºF. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray; set aside. In large bowl beat Sunsweet® prune puree, butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla to blend thoroughly. In small bowl mix flour, baking soda and salt. Stir dry ingredients into prune mixture until well mixed. Stir in chocolate morsels. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Remove to racks to cool completely.

Sunsweet prune puree: In food processor container, combine 2/3 cup (4 ounces) of Sunsweet® pitted prunes and 3 tablespoons water; process on and off until finely chopped. (Makes 1/2 cup)