Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
September 13, 2017
- Serving Size: 1 (34.9 g)
- Calories 96.9
- Total Fat - 4.3 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.7 g
- Cholesterol - 11.3 mg
- Sodium - 57.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 13.5 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
- Sugars - 7.3 g
- Protein - 1.2 g
- Calcium - 14.3 mg
- Iron - 0.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 2.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
Pat cherries with paper towels to remove excess moisture and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in cherry juice and vanilla.
Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.
Insert a chocolate chip into each maraschino cherry.
Wrap a tablespoon of dough around each cherry.
Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
In a small bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stir till smooth
Dip tops of cookies in melted chocolate and let stand till set
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.