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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Rich and chocolatey, these easy Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies are a holiday staple you'll want all year long.

Course: Baking, cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate covered cherry cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 173 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 tsp maraschino cherry juice
  • 24 maraschino cherries without stems
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder and espresso powder. Set aside.

  3. In the bowl of a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Add the egg and vanilla. Beat to combine. 

  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and stir to combine.

  6. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment. Press the center of each ball down with your thumb to form a well. Set aside.

  7. In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate until smooth and stir in the sweetened condensed milk. Add the maraschino juice and stir to combine.

  8. Place a cherry in the center of the cookie and spoon 1 tablespoon of the chocolate sauce over the cherry to cover. Repeat with remaining cookies.

  9. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes.

  10. Transfer the cookies to a rack to cool completely to room temperature before moving to an airtight container. Or enjoy immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 83mg4%
Potassium 107mg3%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.