Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

24
Servings
45m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 24 servings
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Nutritional

  • 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

Step 1

Pat cherries with paper towels to remove excess moisture and set aside.

Step 2

In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

Step 3

Beat in cherry juice and vanilla.

Step 4

Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Step 5

Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.

Step 6

Insert a chocolate chip into each maraschino cherry.

Step 7

Wrap a tablespoon of dough around each cherry.

Step 8

Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Step 9

Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Step 10

In a small bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stir till smooth

Step 11

Dip tops of cookies in melted chocolate and let stand till set

Tips & Variations


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