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Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Things You'll Need
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 18 maraschino cherries, well-drained and halved
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE (recipe follows)
How to Make
  • 1

    1. Heat oven to 350°F.

  • 2

    2. Beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture (dough will be stiff). Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press cherry half into center of each ball.

  • 3

    3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until almost set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare CHOCOLATE GLAZE. Frost each cookie, leaving top of cherry showing. Makes about 30 cookies.

  • 4

    PECAN CHOCOLATE COOKIES: Prepare cookies as directed omitting cherries. Bake and glaze as directed. Top each cookie with pecan half.

  • 5

    CHOCOLATE GLAZE: Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 tablespoons water in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; immediately add 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, stirring until melted. Cool until glaze is of spreading consistency. About 1/2 cup glaze.

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

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  1. Review 11/30/2012 5:11:05 PM by syana:
    i LOVE it

  2. Review 11/10/2012 4:30:09 PM by :
    I thought this is a very good recipie. I had a bake sale and all of them were taken. the glaze is good but I prefer it without it.

  3. Review 9/20/2010 10:03:22 PM by Pookie/pokey:
    These cookies are outrageously good! I didn't have the cherries to put in them, but they are delicious without them!

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