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A mountain pass is the location in a range of mountains that is lower than the surrounding peaks. It's the easiest way to travel through a mountain range. Travellers today go through passes via paved highways, improved roads, unimproved roads, and by foot trails. Some Colorado passes have interesting names: Slumgullion Pass, Lizard Head Pass, Hard Scrabble Pass, Rabbit Ears Pass, Cinnamon Pass, the Notch, and the Keyhole!
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon salt
1-3/4 cups flour
3 cups oats
1 cup dried cherries
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup pine nuts
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Beat butter and sugars together until creamy.
3. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well.
4. Mix in baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Add flour and stir just until blended. Do not overmix.
5. Stir in oats, dried cherries, white chocolate chips, and pine nuts.
6. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
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