- 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
In a small mixing bowl combine the flour and cocoa powder, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
Add the sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; beat until combined.
Beat in the egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Press down center of each ball with your thumb.
Drain maraschino cherries, reserving juice.
Place a cherry in the center of each cookie.
For frosting, in a small saucepan combine the chocolate pieces and sweetened condensed milk; heat until chocolate is melted.
Stir in 4 teaspoons reserved cherry juice.
Spoon about 1 teaspoon frosting over each cherry, spreading to cover cherry. (If necessary, thin frosting with additional cherry juice.)
Bake in a 350 degrees F oven about 10 minutes or until edges are firm.
Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
Tips & Variations
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