Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

48
Servings
40m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In

Recipe: #32708

June 23, 2019



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Original recipe yields 48 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (31.5 g)
  • Calories 81.6
  • Total Fat - 2.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 24.2 mg
  • Sodium - 62.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 1.2 g
  • Calcium - 10.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a small mixing bowl combine the flour and cocoa powder, set aside.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.

Step 3

Add the sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; beat until combined.

Step 4

Beat in the egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Step 5

Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

Step 6

Place about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 7

Press down center of each ball with your thumb.

Step 8

Drain maraschino cherries, reserving juice.

Step 9

Place a cherry in the center of each cookie.

Step 10

For frosting, in a small saucepan combine the chocolate pieces and sweetened condensed milk; heat until chocolate is melted.

Step 11

Stir in 4 teaspoons reserved cherry juice.

Step 12

Spoon about 1 teaspoon frosting over each cherry, spreading to cover cherry. (If necessary, thin frosting with additional cherry juice.)

Step 13

Bake in a 350 degrees F oven about 10 minutes or until edges are firm.

Step 14

Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

Tips & Variations


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