Chocolate Cherry Nuggets

2
mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

I love to make these pretty little gems at Christmas and Valentines Day!


I especially love the new Hershey Kisses with the cherry filling with these cookies!

Oh, move over Chocolate covered cherries!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Dawn is right! Move over chocolate covered cherries, this is one good cookie. When you combine all the ingredients, the flavors work so well together. I especially like the addition of pecans ... it gives each bite a little crunch. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-5 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pkg
    12 ounce- mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    maraschino cherries-drained and cut in fourths
  • 1 pkg
    Hershey kisses, your choice of flavor

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Nuggets

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large bowl, cream butter well. Add sugar, vanilla and salt.
  3. Gradually add flour, mixing until well blended-batter gets stiff.
  4. Mix in chocolate chips, nuts and cherries.
  5. Drop by teaspoonful or grab chunks and roll into balls. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Slightly flatten with fingertip.

    Bake about 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  6. After removing from oven, while still warm top with Hershey Kiss or the new cherry filled Hershey Kisses work well with this recipe. Bake another minute.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Cherry Nuggets

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



Show 15 Comments & Reviews

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids


With camps canceled, not all pools are opening (or with limited capacity), and fewer playdates than usual, keeping kids occupied can be challenging. To keep them from asking what’s to eat, get them in the kitchen. Cooking teaches math skills, lets kids learn how food gets to the table, and creates valuable memories. But… depending […]

13 Flavorful Steak Recipes

13 Flavorful Steak Recipes


There’s nothing like cutting into a perfectly cooked steak. With these tried and true homemade steak recipes that are bursting with flavor and have proven cooking methods, you’re sure to have a winner. Simply add your favorite potato side dish and vegetable for a delicious steak dinner the entire family will love.

12 Pulled Pork Recipes

12 Pulled Pork Recipes


Raise your hand if you love pulled pork! Smoky, sweet, and tender pork, what’s not to love?! From sandwiches to tacos to quesadillas to grilled cheese, pulled pork is a welcome addition to all of our favorites meals. No matter if you are team ketchup or team vinegar, you’ll find a homemade pulled pork recipe […]