Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Chocolate-covered Cherry Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lynette !


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.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

4 dozen
20 Min
15 Min


Add to Grocery List

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
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

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies


  • 1Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
  • 2Combine flour and the next 3 ingredients; stir well. Gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating well.
  • 3Shape 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.
  • 4Combine 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.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Let cool completely on the cookie sheets.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

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

Leave a Comment

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...