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Home > Recipes > Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Cherry Chocolate Cookies
  • Intermediate

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Prep Time:
21 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Servings per Recipe: 30

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 110 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 5g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F.

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. 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.

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

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.

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  • 4 stars

    9/20/2010

    These cookies are outrageously good! I didn't have the cherries to put in them, but they are delicious without them!

  • 5 stars

    11/10/2012

    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.

  • 5 stars

    11/30/2012

    i LOVE it

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