Cherry Drop Cookie with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Janet Scott

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@JanetLeeScott

The cold weather is keeping me inside and making me become very creative.
I made this one with yummy maraschino cherries and a dark chocolate ganache swirl on top.
Wow, this one is really a keeper!
They taste absolutely wonderful!


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
margarine
1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar
2 large
eggs
1/3 c
chopped maraschino cherries: add the juice to make 1/2 cup total put together
4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl cream your butter, and both sugars.
2
Add your eggs, cherries with juice.

***You can add more chopped cherries but i wouldn't add more juice. Measure out the amount of cherries, add the juice (as instructed)and put in your batter. Chop up more cherries and add them.
3
Gradually add your flour, salt, soda and baking powder.
4
Drop spoonfuls on cookie sheet and bake @350 for 12 minutes. Check on them after 10 mins, you don't want to over bake.
5
Make your chocolate ganache: equal parts of heavy whipping cream and dark chocolate chips.
Heat your heavy cream on low until really hot, not a boil. Add your chips and whisk it smooth.

Using a small spoon drizzle over your cooled cookies.

Dust with powdered sugar is you like :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #cherry