decadent black forest cookies

★★★★★ 2
By Laurie Gorski
from Somers, CT

If you love a chewy cookie, this is it! I came up with this recipe for last years holiday cookie swap and it was a hit.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For decadent black forest cookies

  • 18 1/4 oz
    cake mix, devils food
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
    cherry extract
  • 12 oz
    vanilla or white chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 c
    dried cherries
  • 3/4 c
    coarsely chopped pecans

How To Make decadent black forest cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, melted butter, brown sugar and cherry extract. Mix well.
  • 2
    Add white chocolate chips, dried cherries and pecans to mixing bowl and stir well.
  • 3
    Drop by heaping tablespoon (or scant medium cookie scoop) onto parchment lined baking sheets. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on pan and then remove to cooling racks. Enjoy!
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