Chocolate-covered Cherry Cookies Recipe

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Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Lynette !

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@breezermom

Great cookies for Christmas trays or for Valentines Day! Cooking time is10 to 12 minutes per cookie sheet, total time would depend on your oven size.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1
egg
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
cocoa
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
2 jar(s)
maraschino cherries, undrained (10 ounce jars)
6 oz
semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1/1/22 c
sweetened condensed milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
2
Combine flour and the next 3 ingredients; stir well. Gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating well.
3
Shape the dough into 1 inch balls; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Press thumb into each ball of dough, leaving an indentation. Drain cherries, reserving 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon juice. Press 1 cherry into indentation of each cookie.
4
Combine the reserved cherry juice, chocolate morsels, and milk in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the chocolate melts. Spread about 1 teaspoon frosting over each cherry.
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let cool completely on the cookie sheets.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American