Chocolate Cherry Drops

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

Chocolate and Cherries! YUM!!! These cookies almost taste like those cherry cordial candies!


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Serves:

About 4 dozen Cookies

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sour cream
3
1 oz ea. squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
1 large
egg
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped maraschino cherries, drained (reserve 3 tbsp juice)

FROSTING

1 c
powdered sugar
1
1 oz square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2 Tbsp
sour cream
1 Tbsp
butter
24
maraschino cherries, cut in half (48 halves)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375 degrees
Lightly grease cookie sheet
Set aside.
2
In large mixing bowl combine brown sugar, 1/2 c butter, 1/2 c sour cream, 3 squares melted chocolate, the egg and vanilla.
Beat at medium speed until well blended.
Add flour, baking soda and salt.
Beat at low speed until soft dough forms.
Stir in the chopped cherries.
3
Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until set.
Cool completely.
4
In medium mixing bowl combine powdered sugar, melted chocolate, sour cream and butter.
Beat on low speed until smooth.
Spread frosting evenly on cookies.
Garnish with a cherry half in the middle of the cookie frosting.
Let dry completely before storing.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #cherry, #cookie, #Drops